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4D Printing value $537.8 Million by 2025

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According to a new market research report, “4D Printing Market by Material (Programmable Carbon Fiber, Programmable Wood – Custom Printed Wood Grain, Programmable Textiles), End User (Aerospace, Automotive, Clothing, Construction, Defense, Healthcare & Utility) & Geography – Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019 – 2025 ”.

4D printing technology, being based on 3D printing technology, proposes a new business model to cater to this need of today’s businesses by lowering capital requirement, reducing time-to-market, and facilitating lower requirement of holding an inventory, thereby increasing the efficiency of the business.

Also, the self-transformation ability of 4D printed objects allows after-use-disposition of the object easier as it reacts to external stimuli, thus helping to maintain a sustainable environment in today’s situation of limited resources.

Published by MarketsandMarkets.

The total market is expected to reach $537.8 Million by 2025.

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Fresh-Pressed Clothes Courtesy of TEO, the Iron Man

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Fresh-Pressed Clothes Courtesy of TEO, the Iron Man


Cloth Ironing is a long process. Sometimes doesn’t come out the way it should be. With the help of robots, ironing cloth will be done as soon as link clicks.:)

As with many tasks, robots may soon be ironing our clothes for us before we leave for work. Built by a team from the University Carlos III de Madrid’s robotics lab in Getafe, Spain, TEO is a highly articulated robot, that can climb stairs, open doors, and has recently added ironing to its skill set. […]

via Fresh-Pressed Clothes Courtesy of TEO, the Iron Man — Hackaday