3D printing fibers

3D Printing News Briefs, January 20, 2022: Metals, Fiber Batteries, & More

Starting with material news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Velo3D has qualified a new superalloy for its Sapphire 3D printers. Equipment manufacturer PGV is saving time and money with…

Natural Fiber Biocomposites in 3D & 4D Printing: A Review

In an article published in the journal of Materials & Design, titled “A review of 3D and 4D printing of natural fiber biocomposites,” researchers review the fascinating evolution of natural materials and…

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3D Printed Fibers Invisible to the Naked Eye Measure Air Particles and More

Researchers from the University of Cambridge have developed a method for 3D printing tiny and transparent electronic fibers for a new generation of sensors. The fibers are 100 times thinner…

Novel Retroflective Fibers Made Through 3D Printing

In ‘Fabrication and measurement of 3D printed retroflective fibers,’ authors Michael Ghebrebrhan, Gabriel Z. J. Loke, and Yoel Fink are engaged in studying novel materials for additive manufacturing processes. With…

Indiana Researchers: 3D Printing Smart Multimaterial Fibers & Sensors

In ‘Towards Digital Manufacturing of Smart Multimaterial Fibers,’ Indiana researchers explore the use of fibers in 3D printing, along with the potential for expanding their functionality into smart materials that…

Germany: Manufacturing Membranes with 3D Printed Spinnerets for Critical Applications

‘3D printed rotating spinnerets create membranes with a twist,’ authored by Tobias Luelf, Deniz Rall, Tim Femmer, Christian Bremer, and Matthias Wessling, explores how progressive technology can be used to…