Morphable 3D Printers and Other Related Additive and Subtractive Manufacturing Machines

  • Technology Readiness Level: Basic principle observed and reported

Abstract

Researchers at Purdue University have developed a new approach to integrated additive and subtractive manufacturing referred to as convergent manufacturing. The method allows for 3D printing between different products. The technology morphs into different modes depending on its intended use.

Website

https://prf.flintbox.com/technologies/287D36B8E9164CE99F3C3E10EA101DBF

Advantages

-Efficient
-Versatile
-Improves Public Safety

Potential Applications

-Military/Defense
-3D Printing Food
-Biomedical
-Electronics and Computer Hardware

Contact Information

Name: William D Buchanan

Email: wdbuchanan@prf.org

Phone: 765-588-3584