Verbatim enters 3D printer market
| 13 August, 2014
Verbatim, which specializes in data storage technology, is using IFA Berlin running from September 5-10, 2014 to announce its entry into the fast developing 3D printing market with the availability of a range of PLA and ABS plastic filament materials.
The 3D printing process enables physical objects to be made from three-dimensional models by laying down successive layers of a material in an additive manufacturing process. The 3D printing industry is currently undergoing a massive transformation and enjoying unprecedented growth that is estimated to reach a value of $669 million (€500 million) in 2014, according to Gartner.
Now, new and more technologically advanced 3D printers are increasingly being introduced that target use in homes, schools and universities, and key business and industrial applications. Available in Europe in September 2014, the Verbatim PLA range will come in 1.75mm and 3mm diameter filament and the Verbatim ABS material will come in 1.75mm diameter filament. Both will be offered in an assortment of vibrant colours as 1kg spools.