Researchers create method for 3D printing with glass
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So far in the three-dimensional printing revolution, polymers have been the preferred material because of their ease of use. They can be mixed and shaped without requiring extensive additional processes. Glass, on the other hand, has typically needed extremely high temperatures or hazardous chemicals to be useable. It is the best qualities of glass - optical properties and high thermal and chemical resilience - that make the material so difficult to work with. Now for the first time, using a process developed by a team from Germany’s Karlsruhe Institute for Technology, complex form of glass can be manufactures in 3D…
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