14 Jun 2022
Closed-Loop Additive Manufacturing Fueled by Upcycled Plastic
Researchers have developed an upcycling approach that adds value to discarded plastics for reuse in additive manufacturing, or 3D printing. The readily adoptable, scalable method introduces a closed-loop strategy that could globally reduce plastic waste and cut carbon emissions tied to plastic production.
29 Apr 2022
Xerox Elem Partners with Rochester Institute of Technology in Metal AM
Xerox Elem Additive Solutions announced that the Rochester Institute of Technology recently purchased and installed a Xerox ElemX3D printer at their AMPrint Center in Henrietta, NY. RIT will utilize the printer in their collaborations with manufacturers for research and product development as they focus on next-generation metal 3D printing technologies.
1 Apr 2022
Study Sheds new Light on Promising Photvoltaic Material
A study takes a fresh look at what could become the first step toward a new generation of solar batteries. The study examines the structure of metal halide perovskites, materials promising for their ability to turn light into electric energy, known as photovoltaic conversion.
23 Nov 2021
SkyNano LLC is a Tennessee-based start-up focusing on the electrochemical production of carbon additives using greenhouse gases as inputs. In October 2021, IDTechEx Technology Analyst Dr. Hydra Rodrigues spoke to Dr. Anna Douglas, Co-Founder & CEO of SkyNano Technologies.
22 Nov 2021
Polymer Discovery Gives 3D Printed Sand Super Strength
Researchers have designed a novel polymer to bind and strengthen silica sand for binder jet additive manufacturing, a 3D-printing method used by industries for prototyping and part production.
15 Nov 2021
New Method Resolves Materials Joining in Solid-State Batteries
Scientists have developed a scalable, low-cost method to improve the joining of materials in solid-state batteries, resolving one of the big challenges in the commercial development of safe, long-lived energy storage systems.
2 Sep 2021
High Power Wireless Vehicle Charging Technology
The US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory has licensed its wireless charging technology for electric vehicles to Brooklyn-based HEVO. The system could one day enable electric vehicles to be charged as they are driven at highway speeds.
2 Aug 2021
'Founding Father' of Lithium Ion Batteries Helps Solve 40 Year Problem
In the late 1970s, M. Stanley Whittingham was the first to describe the concept of rechargeable lithium-ion batteries, an achievement for which he would share the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Yet even he couldn't have anticipated the complex materials science challenges that would arise as these batteries came to power the world's portable electronics.
7 Jul 2021
Orbital Composites is a 3D printing company focussing on composite material.