Industrial 3D Printing

Apium P220 Series 3D Printers offer the unique possibility to print high performance polymers, composite materials and metals. Achieve high quality results with Apium as your Additive Manufacturing Solutions Partner.

Medical PEEK 3D Printing

Apium launches world`s first long-term medical grade PEEK filament and provides Apium M220 3D printers for processing medical grade PEEK without affecting its biocompatibility.

APIUM MAKES IDEAS HAPPEN

Apium Additive Technologies GmbH is a technologies based company located in Karlsruhe (Germany) that provides solutions for processing high performance polymers with Fused Filament Fabrication 3D printing technology. The company provided the first commercially available PEEK filament and developed the first filament based FFF 3D printer optimized for processing high performance polymers used in industrial applications.

MATERIALS

High part quality starts with the material. Apium filaments are the best choice for industrial and medical applications.

SERVICES

Avoid trial and error learning and save time and costs with our customer experience oriented Service Center.

KNOWLEDGE

Download data sheets and case studies of our 3D printers and filaments.

WE ARE THERE FOR YOU

 With strong partnerships for innovative outputs, Apium wants you find your local reseller and test Apium’s technology on site and in your language.

OUR DISTRIBUTORS

Shanghai Gyrotec Technology Co.,Ltd. (medical)

iMakr US

iMakr Europe

iMakr France

System Inn Nakagomi K.K

YES01

Rapid Progress

Eye2Eye

Mumuxili

Bolt 3D Printers

Spectra Research Corporation

ERM Automatismes Industriels

SOME OF OUR PARTNERS

INDUSTRIAL 3D PRINTING NEWS

Apium P220 is amongst the top best professional 3D printers (PEEK and Ultem™)

Aniwaa chooses Apium P220 amongst the best professional 3D printers for the materials PEEK and Ultem™. With a monthly visit of over 200,000 guests, Aniwaa is the largest comparison website for professional 3D printers and emerging technologies. Every year, the online...

3D Printing Troubleshooting Guide – How to overcome 3D printing problems?

Apium helping you know how to overcome 3D printing problems in Material Extrusion (FFF) 3D Printing of High Performance Polymers. In field of Additive Manufacturing (AM), Material Extrusion (FFF) 3D printing technology is still the most widely adopted of all known 7...

Advanced Bowden Extruder – An insight to Apium’s Extruder Technology

Apium has chosen for the Bowden Extruder technology and thus developed its next generation 3D Printer to process higher filled, hard and soft polymers. The decision making process for implementing Additive Manufacturing (AM) of functional components and prototypes can...

G-Code for 3D Printing: What does it really mean for the print success?

G-Code for 3D printing: In order to build any object using a 3D printer, a plan is needed. The plan provides a critical guide to a successful print job. Also the plan directly influences the quality of the 3D printed object. It is therefore highly essential that the...

Apium launches new material – Welcome Polypropylene (PP) in 3D Printing

3D Printing of Polypropylene (PP) - Apium presents to the market new materials for industrial 3D printing with the additive fusible layer process (FFF). To leverage on innovation, industries rely on materials and processing technologies. At Apium we recognize this...

3D Printed PEEK for High Temperature Applications

Polyetheretherketon (PEEK) is considered as one of the most powerful high-performance polymers due to its mechanical, thermal and chemical resistance. Therefore, it is used as a replacement for materials such as steel, aluminium and other polymers. One of the biggest...

Apium Filament Dryer reduces moisture-related 3D printing defects and noticeably increases printing success rate

  Most filaments produced for the Material Extrusion 3D Printing Technology (FFF) are polymer-based materials. Other than polyolefins, almost every other polymer can absorb moisture from the atmosphere. Moisture in filaments can cause poor print quality and...

Digitalization in Manufacturing: High Performance 3D Printed Tools and Spare Parts

  The global smart manufacturing market size was valued at USD 172,34 billion in 2016 and is expected to witness significant growth over the forecast period of 2018-2025*. With the advent of new advanced technologies, it is believed that we are on the verge of an...

Chemical Resistance of FFF 3D Printed PEEK Parts

  A wide variety of engineering fields use PEEK due to its excellent thermal, mechanical and chemical properties. The different grades of PEEK exhibit non-identical properties. Additionally, actual part properties may change due to processing method. Therefore,...

3 Additive Manufacturing applications to benefit from high performance polymers

  The introduction of both neat and reinforced high performance thermoplastics to the additive manufacturing (AM) materials portfolio has made it possible for industries having higher product quality and performance requirements to implement 3D printing in their...

MEDICAL 3D PRINTING NEWS

Apium hits medical-grade milestone for 3D printed PEEK filament

German 3D printer and high performance materials manufacturer Apium Additive Technologies has hit a new milestone in the processing of a PEEK material filament for medical applications. The company’s Medical PEEK 3D Printing, on the Apium M220 Series machine, has met...

The use of Additive Manufacturing of PEEK in Osteosynthesis

  In the field of osteosynthesis, the high-performance polymer PEEK (Polyetheretherketon) is a popular material with versatile properties and applications. Often, injuries or serious illnesses make it necessary to use implants to recover from traumas or...

Process Workflow for 3D Printed Patient-Specific Medical Devices

  The first step in producing 3D-printed patient-specific PEEK implants is the production of detailed and partially three-dimensional images. For this, a number of imaging procedures can be used, whereby each procedure offers a different advantage for the patient. The...

Biocompatible Implants – 3D Printing Supports Medical Sector

3D printing technologies are today used for different patient related treatments in the medical industry. One of the key areas where it is most widely applied is in the development of models used for planning and preparation aid in surgical work. With respect to human...

Breakthrough Development in Healthcare – 3D Printed Biocompatible PEEK Medical Devices on Demand

From the onset, Apium had the core value to provide their technologies to where they are needed and to participate in markets where they lead change. With our expert knowledge in material science and mechanical engineering, we have made the international breakthrough...

Apium Highlights from the International PEEK Meeting, Washington, D.C.

Organized by The Implant Research Center of Drexel University and Exponent, Inc., sponsored by Invibio Biomaterial Solutions, 3rd International PEEK Meeting took place on 27-28 April, 2017 in Washington, D.C.. The meeting brought engineers, scientists, regulators and...

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