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Most stretchable elastomer for 3-D printing

Due to its excellent material properties of elasticity, resilience, and electrical and thermal insulation, elastomers have been used in a myriad of applications. They are especially ideal for fabricating soft robots, flexible ...

dateFeb 09, 2017 in Engineering
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High-pressure natural gas turbine-generator

Scientists of Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) have developed a turbo expander electric generator operating on high-pressure natural gas. Natural gas, compressed at the power station, releases ...

dateFeb 06, 2017 in Engineering
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The legal minefield of 3-D printed guns

3-D printed guns are back in the news after Queensland set a legal precedent for giving Kyle Wirth a six-month suspended sentence for fabricating a number of gun parts.

dateFeb 03, 2017 in Other
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Technique enables adaptable 3-D printing

Three-dimensional printing technology makes it possible to rapidly manufacture objects by depositing layer upon layer of polymers in a precisely determined pattern. Once these objects are completed, the polymers that form ...

dateJan 13, 2017 in Materials Science
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