Variable property rapid prototyping

@article{Oxman2011VariablePR,
  title={Variable property rapid prototyping},
  author={Neri Oxman},
  journal={Virtual and Physical Prototyping},
  year={2011},
  volume={6},
  pages={3 - 31}
}
  • N. Oxman
  • Published 1 March 2011
  • Materials Science
  • Virtual and Physical Prototyping
Additive prototyping technologies have become an efficient and common means to deliver geometrically precise functional prototypes in relatively short periods of time. Most such technologies, however, remain limited to producing single-material, constant-property prototypes from a restricted range of materials. Inspired by Nature, where form is characterized by heterogeneous compositions, the paper presents a novel approach to layered manufacturing entitled variable property rapid prototyping… 

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