Expanding polymer enables self-folding without heating or immersion in water ( VIDEO)

Expanding polymer enables self-folding without heating or immersion in water As 3-D printing has become a mainstream technology, industry and academic researchers have been investigating printable structures that will fold themselves into useful three-dimensional shapes when heated or immersed in water. In a paper appearing in the American Chemical Society’s journal Applied Materials and Interfaces, researchers from MIT’s Computer… [read more]

4D Printing & Meta Materials Conference welcomes Haptic.ro as Media Partner

4D Printing & Meta Materials Conference welcomes Haptic.ro as Media Partner About Haptic.ro HAPTIC R&D CONSULTING is a consulting of global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Our goal is your target in a future visionary way to create a synergy business bridge between SME’s companies and… [read more]

Prof. Dr. Christoph Eberl , Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWM will speak at the 4D Printing & Meta Materials Conference

Prof. Dr. Christoph Eberl , Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWM will speak at the 4D Printing & Meta Materials Conference, which takes place on 1 February 2017 at Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Sittard-Geleen, The Netherlands. About Prof. Dr. Christoph Eberl Chris Eberl received his Diplom-Engineering (Master equiv.) and PhD degree in Materials Science… [read more]

4D textiles for biohybrid implants – Presented by Valentine Gesche, RWTH Aachen University

4D textiles for biohybrid implants – Presented by Valentine Gesché, Institut für Textiltechnik of RWTH Aachen University at the 2nd edition 4D Printing & Meta Materials Conference, which takes place on 1 February 2017 at Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Sittard-Geleen, The Netherlands. This talk will focus on 4D Textiles. By combining textiles with an isotropic… [read more]

New Origami (Foldable) Designs by Shape Memory Polymer Filament – Presented by Hiroya Tanaka, Social Fabrication Laboratory, Keio University SFC

New Origami (Foldable) Designs by Shape Memory Polymer Filament – Presented by Hiroya Tanaka, Social Fabrication Laboratory, Keio University SFC at the 2nd edition 4D Printing & Meta Materials Conference, which takes place on 1 February 2017 at Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Sittard-Geleen, The Netherlands. Share this via