4-D technology allows self-folding of complex objects

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4-D technology allows self-folding of complex objects

Using components made from smart shape-memory materials with slightly different responses to heat, researchers have demonstrated a four-dimensional printing technology that allowed creation of complex self-folding structures. 

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Engineering, Research
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4-d printing, self-folding, shape-memory
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  • Created By: John Toon
  • Created On: Sep 21, 2015 - 6:16am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:58pm