Brightlands Materials Center Kicks Off Unique Project Developing Innovative Materials for Additive Manufacturing and 4D Printing

  Geleen – (June 2018) – Brightlands Materials Center and partners DSM, Xilloc Medical, Eindhoven University of Technology, University of Maastricht and NWO have started a unique four years project to progress new polymeric materials for use in additive manufacturing and 4D printing. These materials Read More »

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Going Beyond 3D Printing to Add a New Dimension for Additive Manufacturing

By Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory A team of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers has demonstrated the 3D printing of shape-shifting structures that can fold or unfold to reshape themselves when exposed to heat or electricity. The micro-architected structures were fabricated from a conductive, environmentally responsive Read More »

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University of Colorado Boulder-Researchers Develop 4D Printing Technology for Composite Materials

By University of Colorado Boulder Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU-Boulder) have successfully added a fourth dimension to their printing technology, opening up exciting possibilities for the creation and use of adaptive, composite materials in manufacturing, packaging and biomedical applications. A team led Read More »

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AMazing®-Focus on Additive Manufacturing (AM)

News Release by Amazing Orange, California-The business entity which manages the leading additive manufacturing (AM) website, additivemanufacturing.com, has changed its name to Amazing.   The name Amazing coincides with the website mark, AMazing®, that captures the AM acronym, commonly associated with additive manufacturing, with the essence of AM technology which is……amazing. The Read More »

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4D Printing: Multi-Material Shape-Change

A collaboration between: Stratasys’ Education & Research & Development | Skylar Tibbits | The Self-Assembly Lab, MIT In a collaboration between Stratasys’ Education, R&D departments and MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab, a new process is being developed, coined 4D Printing, which demonstrates a radical shift in rapid-prototyping, RP. Read More »

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