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3D Printing Water-Based, Biodegradable Composites - with Robots!

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mrdon
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mrdon   12/20/2014 10:08:48 PM
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Greg M,

I agree. Building medical implants and prosthetics using these materials does seem to have promise. I'll need to read the article to see the actual design specs behind the extrusion based end effector for the 6 axis robots.

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mrdon   12/20/2014 10:04:49 PM
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Cadman -LT

I was a little confused as well. The article had more to do with materials science than robotic 3D systems. Thou, the article was very interesting.

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Greg M. Jung   12/19/2014 1:12:56 PM
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Really like the renewable material aspect of this technology.  Hopefully this technology will also help advance medical implant device technology because of its biodegradable properties.

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Cadman-LT   12/19/2014 9:10:56 AM
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Ann, always love the 3D printing articles, but this one confused me and lost me. Too much about chemicals and maybe I got lost in that, but I never read what it was used for. 

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