AMGTA Publishes Process to Safely Transport and Recycle Metal Powder Condensate Waste
The Additive Manufacturer Green Trade Association (AMGTA), a global trade organization created to promote the environmental benefits of additive manufacturing (AM), announced today that it had issued a report outlining the requirements to passivate metal condensate waste for transport and recycling. The new process, which was developed by AMGTA member, Sintavia, and KBM Advanced Materials, involves mixing powder condensate waste with a removable resin, which renders the waste non-hazardous and shippable to a recycling plant.
This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220620005568/en/
“I hope that other companies adopt this new process, as it will reduce their transportation costs since the underlying material is no longer hazardous,” said Brian Neff, the AMGTA’s Board Chair and CEO of Sintavia. “This report is an excellent example of the AMGTA taking a leadership role in developing sustainable use practices for additive manufacturing.”
Metal condensate, which is the term used for excess soot and powder that is blown off of a build plate during the powder bed fusion additive manufacturing process, had previously been treated as a hazardous material and disposed of as such at a very high cost.
The full report can be found here https://amgta.org/resources/ .
The AMGTA was launched in November 2019 to promote the environmental benefits of additive manufacturing (AM) over traditional methods of manufacturing. The AMGTA is a non-commercial, unaffiliated organization open to any additive manufacturer or industry stakeholder that meets certain criteria relating to sustainability of production or process. For more information, please contact Sherri Monroe at +1 954.308.0888, or visit www.amgta.org .
About Business Wire
101 California Street, 20th Floor
CA 94111 San Francisco
Subscribe to releases from Business Wire
Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Latest releases from Business Wire
TEVA-PHARMACEUTICAL24.6.2022 18:56:04 CEST | Press release
Teva Announces Promising Interim Results From Its Study PEARL, About the Impact of AJOVY® (fremanezumab)
BRIGADE-M324.6.2022 17:01:07 CEST | Press release
Brigade-M3 European Acquisition Corp. 2021 Annual Report
PUMA24.6.2022 16:43:04 CEST | Press release
PUMA Kicks Off Its Largest Web3 Collaboration To Date, with 10KTF Shop
NY-SUZANO24.6.2022 16:16:09 CEST | Press release
Suzano outlines ESG milestone achievements and commitments at second annual ESG call
KYOWA-KIRIN-CO.,-LTD.24.6.2022 15:40:08 CEST | Press release
Kyowa Kirin Receives Positive CHMP Opinion for Use of CRYSVITA® ▼(burosumab) for the Treatment of Tumour-Induced Osteomalacia (TIO)
In our pressroom you can read all our latest releases, find our press contacts, images, documents and other relevant information about us.Visit our pressroom