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3d-1Research into 3D printing with graphene, the one atom thick sheets of carbon atoms oriented in a honeycomb lattice structure, seems to be moving full steam ahead. If researchers figure out a reliable way to print with this ‘miracle material’, a whole slew of doors will open up within the field of material science.

One of newer companies, researching and developing capabilities around graphene 3D printing, is Graphene 3D Lab, Inc. Located in Long Island, 65 miles east of Manhattan, the company has a goal of developing and manufacturing graphene-enhanced materials for 3D printing. They were spun out of Graphene Laboratories, Inc back in November of last year, and have since filed a provisional patent for 3D printable graphene batteries.

Today they have announced a research partnership and joint venture with Stony Brook University (SUNY), which will provide for quality control testing of 3D printable materials that  include graphene, along with other advanced materials.3d3 As a part of the agreement, Graphene 3D Lab will pay a total $137,713 to the research foundation for SUNY. In exchange for the funding, SUNY will provide their research facilities at their Center for Advanced Sensor Technology (Sensor CAT) to Graphene 3D, in order to allow them to test their filaments for quality control and performance. If all goes as planned, Graphene 3D will be able to discover the perfect printing conditions for their graphene enhanced filaments.

“Sensor CAT’s testing of Graphene 3D materials will ensure an impartial review of the materials functional attributes by project personnel,” said Daniel Stolyarov, Graphene 3D’s CEO. “This joint venture also allows Graphene 3D to access Stony Brook University’s world-class facilities and personnel, thereby shortening the development time of our materials and reducing overall R&D costs.”

There is very little know when it comes to 3D printing with graphene materials and composites. This research should allow for the advancement of the technology in addition to possibly providing 3D Graphene Labs with future talent by the way of Stony Brook students, once they graduate.

“Collaboration, like that with Graphene 3D, is core to the mission of Sensor CAT to provide businesses with access to renowned expert staff as well as state-of-the-art facilities and equipment,” stated Dr. Peter Shkolnikov, Deputy Director of Sensor CAT. “Under supervision of Sensor CAT, students at Stony Brook University will have the opportunity to work on this joint venture alongside Graphene 3D, and potentially continue that relationship upon graduation.”

 

Additionally, Graphene 3D Labs will be establishing a Scientific Advisory Board, and appointing their co-founder, Prof. Mikhail Gouzman. Prof. Gouzman to it immediately. The board will be tasked with attracting talented researchers to the company, as well as acting as a guide to their continued progress.

With several other companies investing into the future of graphene 3D printing, it will certainly be interesting to see which ones come out on top. Discuss this story in the Gaphene 3D Lab/Stoney Brook forum thread on 3DPB.com.

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