According to the office of Sen. Susan Collins
A 3D printed representation of the state of Maine presented by Habib Dagher, executive director of UMaine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center presented a 3D printed representation of Maine, “The material is nanocellulose, basically a tree ground up to its nanostructure. These materials have properties similar to metals,” Dagher said. “We are taking those and putting them in bioplastics so we can make very strong plastics that we can make almost anything with.”
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