PLA (polylactic acid) tweezer forceps
are a biodegradable alternative to plastic kit components. PLA is an allergen free; environmentally-friendly
material created from corn with the same physical properties as plastic
and can be sterilized using Gamma or ETO.
The white tweezer forceps have serrated teeth for a secure grip.
They are available in a 5.75 inch (146 mm) pointed
tip style (Part # 11484) and a
6 inch (152 mm) locking style (Part #
Producing high-quality end-production metal parts with additive manufacturing for applications like aerospace and medical requires very tightly controlled processes and materials. New standards and guidelines for machines and processes, materials, and printed parts are underway from bodies such as ASTM International.
Engineers at the University of San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering have designed biobatteries on commercial tattoo paper, with an anode and cathode screen-printed on and modified to harvest energy from lactate in a person’s sweat.
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