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Most stretchable elastomer for 3D printing

Most stretchable elastomer for 3D printing

Feb 17, 2017 Singapore
Due to its excellent material properties of elasticity, resilience, and electrical and thermal insulation, elastomers have been used in a myriad of applications.
Grant to develop 3D printing of ceramic materials for aerospace

Grant to develop 3D printing of ceramic materials for aerospace

Feb 14, 2017 Israel
The mechanical strength and thermal resistance properties of the ceramic materials make them a crucial element used for a variety of needs in the aerospace and aviation sectors.
New level of control over the structure of 3D-printed materials

New level of control over the structure of 3D-printed materials

Feb 9, 2017 United States
Researchers have developed a new method to 3D print materials with independently tunable macro-and microscale porosity using a ceramic foam ink.
Researchers design one of the strongest, lightest materials known

Researchers design one of the strongest, lightest materials known

Jan 9, 2017 7 United States
The new configurations have been made in the lab using a high-resolution, multimaterial 3-D printer.
Towards damage resistant 3D printing materials

Towards damage resistant 3D printing materials

Dec 28, 2016 United Kingdom
Scientists have discovered the secret behind the toughness of deer antlers and how they can resist breaking during fights.
Green plastic for printing in space

Green plastic for printing in space

Dec 1, 2016 1 United States
Green Plastic, which is made from sugarcane, is now being used to fabricate parts in space.
Proposition for 3D printed meat for aged care

Proposition for 3D printed meat for aged care

Nov 29, 2016 Australia
Red meat could be positioned using three-dimensional printing technology to open new market opportunities and further grow the demand for red meat.
3D printing nano structures made of pure gold

3D printing nano structures made of pure gold

Nov 14, 2016 Austria
Researchers have discovered a novel way to fabricate pure gold nanostructures using an additive direct-write lithography technique. An electron beam is used to turn an auriferous organic compound into pure gold.
3D printed metamaterial shrinks when heated

3D printed metamaterial shrinks when heated

Nov 3, 2016 United States
Researchers have developed 3D printed materials with a unique property - instead of expanding when heated, they shrink.
Arcam subsidiary AP&C breaks ground on second plant

Arcam subsidiary AP&C breaks ground on second plant

Oct 24, 2016 Canada
Arcam AB, supplier of Additive Manufacturing equipment, announces that its powder manufacturing subsidiary AP&C in Montreal, Canada, has begun to build its second powder plant in Saint-Eustache, Québec.
3D printed robots with shock-absorbing skins

3D printed robots with shock-absorbing skins

Oct 19, 2016 United States
Researchers have presented a new method for 3-D printing soft materials that make robots safer and more precise in their movements — and that could be used to improve the durability of drones, phones, shoes, helmets, and more.