July 10, 2013

3D Printing of Liquid Metals at Room Temperature

Researchers at NC State have developed a way to print liquid metals into 3D structures at room temperature. The structures are stabilized by a thin oxide ‘skin’ that forms on the liquid metal. The approaches shown here represent new ways to direct write metals in 3D. In addition, the resulting components can, in principle, self-heal and be ultra-stretchable.

Credit: NC State

[ Read the Article: Researchers Use Liquid Metal To Build 3-D Structures ]

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