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Low carbon-footprint cementitious materials
Unmet Need: An eco-friendly and low-carbon-footprint material comparable in strength and durability to regular concrete Today’s society desires to reduce the continuously increasing carbon footprint on our planet, and the industry is hungry for the introduction of eco-friendly solutions for the built environment, without compromising the strength...
Published: 3/19/2024   |   Inventor(s): Xianming Shi, Zhipeng Li
Keywords(s): 3D printing, Activated carbon, Agriculture, binders, Carbon Dioxide, Carbon-negative, Carbon-neutral, composites, Concrete, Nanotechnology, recycling
Expanding Materials Available for 3D Printing with Dissolvable Resins
Unmet Need: 3D printing technology requires specific printing materials 3D printing is an ideal technology to rapidly construct objects with complex geometries. Over half of available materials for 3D printing are photo-curing polymers for printing techniques such as digital light processing (DLP), stereolithography (SLA), and liquid crystal displays...
Published: 5/25/2023   |   Inventor(s): Jinwen Zhang, Baoming Zhao
Keywords(s): 3D printing, photo curable, sacrificial mold, thermoset
Gas-assisted dynamic co-extrusion
Unmet Need: Scalable and high-throughput fabrication of personalized medicines In order to avoid dosage errors and adverse drug reactions for people taking multiple medications for co-occurring diseases, personalized medicines was introduced. This offered treatment of a patient by manufacturing proper drugs at the appropriate dosage via additive manufacturing...
Published: 5/26/2023   |   Inventor(s): Kuen-Ren Chen
Keywords(s): 3D printing, Additive Manufacturing, drug, Pharmaceutical, Precision medicine
A Facile, Mild, Fast, Catalyst Free Polylactic Acid (PLA) Degradation Method that Generates a Variety of Valuable Products
­Unmet Need: Current Polylactic Acid Recycling Processes are not Optimal, Requiring High Pressures/Temperatures, Long Degradation Times and/or Catalysts Currently, PLA degradation routes are divided into three categories: high temperature hydrolysis, low temperature hydrolysis and alcoholysis. Alcoholysis usually requires transesterification catalysts...
Published: 5/25/2023   |   Inventor(s): Jinwen Zhang, Yu-Chung Chang, Lin Shao
Keywords(s): 3D printing, aminolysis, chemcial recycling, polylactic acid, recycling of composites