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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Faye Oney / August 24, 2018

HarbisonWalker International opens new refractories manufacturing plant, Energy Vault uses concrete blocks to store energy, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for August 24, 2018.

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Video: Watch this 3-D printer print an electronic device on human skin

By Faye Oney / May 16, 2018

Researchers have successfully used a 3-D printer to print an electronic circuit on human skin. The technology could help soldiers on the battlefield to detect chemical or biological agents, and the medical field for treating wounds and constructing skin grafts.

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Video: Engineering student creates 3-D printer that extrudes chocolate

By Faye Oney / February 14, 2018

Happy Valentine’s Day! Today’s video features an engineering student who designed a 3-D printer that makes chocolate confections. He envisions his printer as an entertainment device for weddings and other social gatherings.

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Video: No more rivet guns—Unweldable metals can now be 3-D printed, thanks to nanoparticles

By Faye Oney / September 27, 2017

Researchers have successfully 3-D printed unweldable aluminum alloys, incorporating zirconium-based nanopowders into the additive manufacturing process, which prevents hot cracking. They say they can now make any unweldable metal weldable using this process.

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U.S. Navy 3-D printed submersible hull

Video: Go big or go home—Navy creates first submarine hull on giant 3-D printer

By Faye Oney / August 16, 2017

The U.S. Navy created a submersible hull prototype on a giant 3-D printing machine in less than one week—saving the Navy 90% in production costs. This is the first step in building a fleet of submersibles that can withstand harsh ocean conditions.

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Video: Scientists break world record with 3-D printed graphene aerogel

By Faye Oney / July 19, 2017

A 3-D printed structure created by a collaboration of engineers attracted the attention of Guinness World Records. Watch the video to see how the researchers printed the world’s lightest structure made out of 3-D printed graphene aerogel and earned a spot in the 2018 edition.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / March 27, 2015

Rath introduces new refractory ceramic fiber-free products, Brookfield adds more dates for viscosity learning, and more ceramics and glass business of the week for March 27, 2015.

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Voxel8 introduces the world’s first 3-D electronics printer

By April Gocha / March 6, 2015

Jennifer Lewis’s Harvard-based research group is the first to develop and market a 3-D printer that can incorporate conductive inks and plastics into 3-D printed electronics through their spinoff company, Voxel8.

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