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Local Motors to Produce 1st 3-D-Printed Automobile Fleet

The auto industry is set to experience another ripple of change as tech company Local Motors recently announced its plans to open a microfactory in the Washington, D.C., area to design, produce and sell the world's first 3-D-printed automobile fleet. In an industry just...

source: By Ryan Clark
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source: By Alan Kelsky

DuPont Microcircuit Materials has developed new electronic inks that are designed to overcome the limitations of traditional printing of electronics on polymer substrates. The inks cure quickly at low temperatures, expanding the possibility...

source: Plastics Today

Israeli architect David Mussaffi is more than just a 3-D print enthusiast, he’s a dedicated 3-D print designer with an expert eye for fashion. His latest 3-D print creation springs from a material exploration using thermoplastic polyurethane, a filament that prints...

source: 3DPrint.com

Molten forms of entangled polymer chains are used in many industrial processes, such as the coating of protective films or the molding of plastics. The ability to predict how these “polymer melts” will stretch and pour — their rheology — is thus a...

source: Physics APS

Kraton Performance Polymers Inc., recently said that it has agreed to buy closely held Arizona Chemical Holdings Corp. for $1.37 billion in cash. Arizona Chemical makes chemicals found in things like breakfast cereal packaging and...

source: The Wall Street Journal

Applications for food and beverage packaging are one of the largest uses of plastics globally and are expected to grow. In fact, demand for rigid plastic food containers is forecast to advance 5 percent annually to $5.4 billion in 2017, representing 118 billion units....

source: Area Development


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