Ultimaker 3D Printing cosmetic part made with FibreTuff

FibreTuff® Technology for 3D Printing, Molding and Extrusion

Innovative Plastics and Molding, Inc. (IPM) President Robert Joyce has been working on biopolymer technology advancement since 2001 when aquiring an inline compounding sheet extrusion line. Through creative thinking, novel ideas and persistence the company has progressed to help lead in sustainable materials and innovative parts in various industries to include Medical, Cosmetic, Automotive and Furniture.

FibreTuff® Technology is an example of hard work, dedication and belief that the product, compositions and process can make a difference. The company has recently been awarded in 2019  claims processing in 3D Printing for FDM and SLS. The company is a leader in 3D Printing "bone like" qualities to include radiopacity, good screw retention, cutting and sawing capability with biocompatible ingredients.


Any of the following patents can be licensed from Innovative Plastics and Molding, Inc.


Process to 3D Print" FibreTuff" 


  • CELLULOSE FIBER THERMOPLASTIC COMPOSITION HAVING A COSMETIC APPEARANCE AND MOLDING THEREOF. U.S. Patent 10,233,309


Molded  Parts made with "FibreTuff®"

  • MOLDED ARTICLE   U.S patent 7,214,420
  • MOLDED ARTICLE   Canadian Patent 2,547,523
  • WOOD COMPOSITE ALLOY COMPOSITION HAVING A COMPATIBILIZER THAT IMPROVES THE ABILITY TO PROCESS AND COMPRESS CELLULOSIC FIBER. U.S. Patent 7,994,241

Composition of matter for thermoplastic biopolymer "FibreTuff®"

  • CELLULOSIC INCLUSIONS THERMOPLASTIC COMPOSITION AND MOLDING PARTS THEREOF. U.S. Patent 8,546,470

Composition of matter for thermoplastic biopolymer "FibreTuff®"    

  • CELLULOSIC INCLUSIONS THERMOPLASTIC COMPOSITION AND MOLDING PARTS THEREOF. U.S. Patent 9,109,118                                            


USPTO Registered Trademark FibreTuff® S/N 85/955,521

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Licensing FibreTuff Technology

Medical

3D Printed skulls made with FibreTuff

3D printed skull cap made with FibreTuff. This skull cap can be 3D printed with FibreTuff in the FDM or SLS method. Partnership and collaboration are being utilized for new new bone like anatomical models.

Trademark

FibreTuff trademark

FibreTuff is a registered trademark and included in all patents associated with patents from Innovative Plastics and Molding. The company has exclusivity and non exclusive agreements for markets.

Cosmetics

Cosmetic jar molded with FibreTuff

The cosmetic industry can utilize FibreTuff technology to construct new parts with 3D printing. A much better part construction versus traditional methods can be created with an eco friendly solution.

Building and Construction

Extruded sheet with veneer made with Fibretuff

FibreTuff technology can replace existing PMMA cap stocks at a lower price with improved anti fugal ingredients. 

Automotive

Automotive part with living hinge molded with FibreTuff

Automotive OEMs have opportunities to utilize FibreTuff technology in 3D Printing, Molding and Extrusion. The new FibreTuff Technology address the past issues in colorability, odor and printability.

Furniture

Hardboard molded with FibreTuff to produce 3 dimensional furniture part

FibreTuff technology can help create new  parts having lower weights with better screw retention versus other 3D Printed materials.

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Global Recognition for 3D Printing

FibreTuff

FibreTuff Medical Grade filament has been commercialized to participate globally for 3D Printing FDM parts. The picture shows FibreTuff filament on the Ultimaker Materials Alliance wall of preferred materials suppliers.