3D Printed TPU Granulator

Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) is a class of polyurethane plastics known for its elasticity, transparency, and resistance to oil, grease, and abrasion. TPU is used in a variety of applications, from automotive parts and industrial machinery to consumer electronics and sportswear. Its unique properties make it ideal for creating flexible and resilient 3D printed objects. As 3D printing becomes more prevalent, the amount of TPU waste is on the rise. This waste includes failed prints, support structures, and end-of-life products. Traditional disposal methods are not environmentally friendly and can be costly. Therefore, recycling TPU is crucial to reduce waste and create a more sustainable 3D printing ecosystem. Granulation is a key step in the recycling process. It involves breaking down large pieces of TPU into smaller granules, which can then be reprocessed and reused in new 3D printing projects. This not only reduces waste but also cuts down on the cost of raw materials. Enter the 3D printed TPU granulator—a breakthrough in sustainable 3D printing technology.


How 3D Printed TPU Granulators Work?

The process of using a 3D printed TPU granulator is straightforward yet efficient. The TPU waste is fed into the granulator, where it is shredded and processed into uniform granules. These granules can then be fed back into a 3D printer to create new objects, closing the loop on the material’s lifecycle.


Applications and Future Prospects

The adoption of 3D printed TPU granulators is poised to grow across various industries. In the automotive sector, they can help recycle TPU components used in car interiors and exteriors. In healthcare, where TPU is used for medical devices and wearables, granulators can aid in managing waste and reducing costs. The consumer electronics industry can also benefit by recycling TPU used in protective cases and accessories.

Looking ahead, the continuous evolution of 3D printing technology will further enhance the capabilities of TPU granulators. Innovations such as multi-material printing and the development of more robust and heat-resistant materials will expand the range of recyclable products. Furthermore, increased awareness and regulatory support for sustainable practices will drive the adoption of these granulators.


Contact PROSINO team to customize your 3D printed TPU shredding solution.


Quick links:

PROSINO molding plastic shredders and granulators

SINOBALER plastic balers



We collect information from you when you fill out an inquiry or contact form. When submitting the form on our site, you may be asked to enter your name and contact details such as: e-mail address, mailing address and/or phone number, etc. Alternatively, you can choose not to complete our forms and visit our site anonymously. Any of the information we collect from you may be used to help us to better respond to your individual needs, and/or enable us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs. The email address you provided may also be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your inquiry and/or order, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.


PROSINO SHREDDER does not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety.


By using our site, you consent to our online privacy policy. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page. If you have any questions or concerns regarding our privacy policy, please e-mail prosino@sinobaler.com or mail your question to us at 1206 Yinzhou Shanghui Nan Lou, 1299 Yinxian Avenue, Yinzhou District, Ningbo 315192, P.R. China.



Our web site has links to many other organizations with their permission. Upon leaving the SINOSHREDDER web site, you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site which are not under our control. PROSINO SHREDDER is not responsible for the content of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. These links are provided to you as a service for you to better understand the different business relationships that SINOSHREDDER has established, and/or to point the reader to other possible relevant resources.