AMT Announces Portfolio of Patents for Chemical Vapor Smoothing in Europe

AMT | July 01, 2020

AMT, the global leader in safe and sustainable post-processing solutions for additively manufactured parts, announces its core portfolio of patents for chemical vapor smoothing have been granted.

AMT's patents cover the novel inventive apparatus used in the chemical vapor smoothing of thermoplastic polymer parts produced from rigid, flexible, and composite subsets, such as polyamide, thermoplastic polyurethane, and glass filled derivatives as well as newly announced polypropylene.

Importantly the IP allows for multiple consumables to be used to process the parts enabling AMT to remain flexible to new material offerings and regulatory requirements.

AMT's UK patent GB2560073B, granted on 17th June 2020, and complimentary German Utility Models 20 2017 007 255.6 and 20 2017 007 250.5, granted on the 25th June 2020, provide retrospective IP protection to the 2017 filing date.

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