4-D printing with shape-memory materials5

4-D printing with shape-memory materials5

Using a 3-D printer, researchers produce smart shape-memory materials with slightly different responses to heat. Heat from water in a tank activates the materials and begins the self-folding process. (Credit: Qi Laboratory, Georgia Tech)

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Engineering, Research
Keywords
4-d printing, self-folding, shape-memory
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  • Created By: John Toon
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Dec 4, 2015 - 2:11pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:53pm