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Union Tech, Inc., will leverage more than 15 years of SL equipment manufacturing experience in the challenging Chinese market to offer the North American additive manufacturer enhanced lifetime cost of ownership, complete freedom of choice relative the best available material options, as well as excellent aesthetics directly from the equipment.

The product line consists of four different models (Pilot SD, RSPro 450, RSPro 600, RSPro 800) with platform size ranging from 250 mm square to 800 mm square. Components for the equipment are globally sourced from suppliers that include Spectra-Physics 355nm solid-state lasers, ScanLab scanning systems, and Panasonic servers. The widely used Magics software from Materialise easily accomplishes part preparation.

RP Sales America has been named as the distributor and source of technical support for the North American market. Dan Terpstra, President of RPSA states, " The robust build and reliability of the UnionTech™ RSPRO line of SL machines reflects practical refinements based on Shanghai Union Technology Corps' extensive manufacturing experience that will serve the North American market well. We are excited to be selected for the commercialization of this product line."

Union Tech, Inc., is a fully owned subsidiary of Shanghai Union Technology Corp., marketing the UnionTech™ RSPRO600 line of stereolithography equipment in the US. Union Tech, Inc. believes that additive manufacturing will continue to be a major agent of change in how products are designed and manufactured. Union Tech is dedicated to assisting our customers in fully accessing the potential of photopolymer based additive manufacturing. Additional information on Union Tech, Inc., may be obtained via contact with Jim.Reitz@RP-RM.com or by calling our St. Charles, Illinois, office at: 630-797-2255.

Launch Event

Union Tech, Inc. and RP Sales America Inc. will host a launch event on October 26th and 27th to introduce the UnionTech™ RSPro product line of proven stereolithography (SL) 3D-printing solutions for the North American market.

The event will be held at the New Sharon, Iowa, headquarters of RP Sales America, the North American distributor of the UnionTech™ RSPro SL equipment line. It will feature hands-on equipment interaction and presentations by RP Sales America, Inc. and RP Support America and  Somos®, a product brand of DSM.

The UnionTech™ RSPro equipment line features four models that offer in 3D printing technology. Two models, the Pilot SD and RSPro 600 will be on site at the launch event. Participants will have the opportunity to examine the machines' superior design and robust build up close. Potential customers are welcome to submit part specifications in advance of the event-the results will be on-hand to demonstrate the equipment's capacity for producing high-quality parts, prototypes and more. One machine will be running during the event, so attendees can see the production in action.

There will be opportunities for bench marking and a display of application examples from Shanghai Union Technology Corporation, Union Tech's parent company, which has 15 years of commercial stereolithography manufacturing experience. In addition to the presentations by DSM regarding the Somos® product line and RPSA, experts will be available to speak to attendees one on one and address any questions they might have.

At the end of the two-day event, participants will walk away with complete confidence in the UnionTech™ SL equipment line's robust build, reliability and capability of producing high quality parts, as well as an in-depth understanding of the immense benefits of owning the equipment. Special introductory pricing will be offered to attendees who are ready to move forward with purchase.

"We are excited to introduce the UnionTech™ RSPro equipment line to a North American market," said Dan Terpstra, president of RPSA. "Our company was founded on traditional Midwestern values of integrity and strong relationships, so when we put our name behind a product our customers can be sure we have confidence in its quality. We can't wait to welcome our guest to our facility and show off what these machines can do-not to mention share some Iowa food and fun.

The UnionTech™ RSPro SL equipment line provides 3D printing solutions for every industry, including automotive, aerospace, medicine, military, education and more. The equipment line consists of four different models (Pilot SD, RSPro 450, RSPro 600 and RSPro 800) with platform sizes ranging from 250 mm square to 800mm square. The widely used Magics software from Materialise easily accomplishes part preparation. The resulting parts feature excellent surface quality and layer thickness of .05 to .08 mm, depending on the model.

An open invitation is extended to OEMs, service bureaus and media throughout North America. A confirmed RSVP is requested. Interested parties can obtain further information and RSVP at Hannah@RPSalesAmerica.com

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