A three-ply “skin” that can sense damage and report it to operators in real time before the damage causes a problem has been developed. Conversely, it can also report when it’s still in operational condition and doesn’t need to be replaced.
Researchers in China have become the first to develop optical fiber that can sense a wide range of motion, paving the way for a strain-sensing fabric for sensing that can replace individual sensors in wearable tech and robots.
The Stratasys J750 now delivers additional functionality and versatility for rapid prototyping and tooling applications with the Stratasys PolyJet Agilus30 rubber-like material and Digital ABS Plus engineering-grade material.
Electric aircraft startup Eviation Aircraft is using Stratasys 3D printing to accelerate its R&D process for everything from prototyping to tooling and evaluation of production parts. The company has saved several hundreds of thousands of dollars and months of workforce hours with Stratasys 3D...