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Important Update on Sintratec Operations

May 10, 2024

Important Update on Sintratec Operations

Recently, Sintratec announced that they would be ceasing operations due to bankruptcy. This decision comes as a significant shock to us and the 3D printing community at large, given Sintratec’s reputation for quality and innovation in the field of SLS printing. We want to assure our customers and partners that 3DChimera is committed to providing ongoing support, materials, and maintenance for all existing Sintratec customers in the USA. We are also taking responsibility for assisting Sintratec customers outside of Europe, excluding European customers who will be supported by Kreos, a company based in France.
How Strong Are SLS Printed Parts? - 3DChimera

Oct 30, 2019

How Strong Are SLS Printed Parts?

A question we often get asked is “How strong are SLS printed parts?”. One option is to have your Sintratec Kit prints parts out of a nylon (PA12) powder, which is fused together by a laser. This method raises questions of strength...
How much Can You Fit In Your Sintratec Kit? - 3DChimera

Oct 28, 2019

How Much Can You Fit In Your Sintratec Kit?

The Sintratec Kit is a compact but mighty desktop SLS printer that can be packed full of parts for printing. Since each layer takes about the same time, whether it's 1 part or 64 parts, it is more effective...
Thinking Outside the Box - 3DChimera

Oct 23, 2019

Thinking Outside the Box

Many people look at the Sintratec Kit and believe the build volume is too small for their application. It’s true that the recommended 90 x 90 x 110 mm build volume would be too small to print many kinds of tall parts. However, there are still ways to print large parts...
Desktop SLS for FabLabs, Makerspaces & Innovation Studios - 3DChimera

Aug 20, 2018

Desktop SLS for FabLabs, Makerspaces & Innovation Studios

SLS (Selective Laser Sintering) 3D Printers have been available for years, but typically command huge price tags in the $100k-250k range.  With that introduction of Desktop SLS 3D printing...
Industrial Quality - What does that even mean? - 3DChimera

Aug 15, 2018

Industrial vs. Consumer 3D Printers

Sure, "Industrial Quality" sounds like something you want...but what does it mean? If you have spoken with us about 3D printing, you most certainly have heard us mention "Industrial Quality"...

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