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windform xt 2.0

Energica Eva electric motorbike 3D printed front nose finished and used for pre-production series - material Windform XT 2.0
Energica Eva electric motorbike 3D printed front nose finished and used for pre-production series - material Windform XT 2.0

Windform® XT 2.0 is a ground breaking carbon fiber reinforced composite 3D printing material known for its mechanical properties. It is particularly suitable in demanding applications such as motorsports, aerospace, and UAV sectors.

Windform® XT 2.0 is an innovative material which replaces the previous formula of Windform® XT in the Windform® family of materials.

Windform® XT 2.0 features improvements in mechanical properties including +8% increase in tensile strength, +22% in tensile modulus, and a +46% increase in elongation at break.

The material allows for the creation of accurate, reliable, and durable prototypes and is perfect for functional applications.

10 years of high performance quality. Windform XT

features

  • Class of material
    Composite polyamide based material carbon filled
  • Technology
    Selective Laser Sintering
    Additive Manufacturing
  • Main characteristics
    • Top level material
    • High stiffness and excellent strength and reduced weight
    • Material of choice for functional applications such as components for small production and pre-series parts

applications

  • Windform® XT 2.0 is the material of choice for those working in the Motorsports (end plates and fences for F1 and IndyCar, alternator covers), Automotive (functioning cooling ducts, mirrors, headlight covers), Aerospace (UAV structures, small satellites, and spacecraft components), and Design fields.

    These applications indicated are just examples. The versatility of the product combined with the technology used, allows for near endless possibilities.

    Example of application in the aerospace industry. The image shows the building of a CUBESAT with Additive Manufacturing with the WINDFORM XT. The project has been presented to the IAA Conference University Satellites Missions