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3D printing waste converts into revenue.

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Minimize and manage plastic waste with 3D printing

‘Michigan Tech’s Open Source Hardware Enterprise developed the Granulator, a machine used to grind up plastic waste into a usable feedstock that can be used in a filament extruder.’

Joshua Pearce: 3D Printing Waste into Profit

Create, Share, and Save Money Using Open-Source Projects 1st Edition

3D printing’s recasting

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According to Ryan Sochol, an assistant professor in mechanical engineering and director of the Bioinspired Advanced Manufacturing (BAM) Laboratory at UMD’s A. James Clark School of Engineering, “When 3D printing with the morphing nozzle, the power lies on their side actuators, which can be inflated like a balloon to change the shape of the nozzle, and in turn, the orientations of the fibers.”

Mighty Morphing 3D Printing