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Tag Archives: manufacturing

3D Printing Ink for Rechargeable Batteries

Chips By Matthew Humphries Nov. 25, 2013 12:30 pm 3d_printed_battery 3D printing is not only getting cheaper, it’s becoming more diverse. The range of materials you can print with is expanding, and therefore the range of objects you can print is also growing. And one Harvard scientists has come up with a way to 3D print rechargeable batteries alongside the electronics they will power. Jennifer Lewis is a materials scientist working out of Harvard. What she has done is to formulate new inks and create special nozzles and extruders for 3D printing batteries and other simple electronic components. These [...]
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Hewlett-Packard To Pivot Into 3D Printing

Hewlett-Packard ( HPQ ) CEO Meg Whitman said last week that the company will enter the 3D printing market in the middle of 2014. The news sent 3D Systems ( DDD ) and Stratasys ( SSYS ) lower that day, but both quickly recovered and 3D Systems even made new all-time highs last Friday. Wall Street does not seem worried, with both stocks being near or at their all-time highs, but Hewlett-Packard might become a serious competitor in the next couple of years. HP would need to be acquisitive, in order to get an edge and catch up with [...]
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