Tag: material

Korean scientists develop manufacturing technology for eco-friendly algae bioplastics

Korean scientists develop manufacturing technology for eco-friendly algae bioplastics

A Korean research team has developed the technology to manufacture eco-friendly bioplastics using seaweed. Not only is seaweed naturally derived and inexpensive, the new material reduces the amount of harmful byproducts emitted during the manufacturing process. Park Se-young has more. High-performance plastics are found in cars, airplanes and smartphones and demand for them is growing. …

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Classification of Additive Manufacturing technologies (Eleonora Atzeni)

Classification of Additive Manufacturing technologies (Eleonora Atzeni)

The aim of this lecture is to give you an overview of existing Additive Manufacturing process categories. After this lecture you will be able to describe how different process categories make use of different types of materials to shape a product’s geometry. You will also recognise which type of material is used in different process …

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Material Properties 101

Material Properties 101

This video is going to bit different to my usually videos, but I want to talk about materialproperties and the words that we use to describe them, this is information you are going toneed to fully understand future videos.By the end of this video I want you to understand 6 key words we use to …

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Why graphene hasn’t taken over the world…yet

Why graphene hasn’t taken over the world…yet

– [Cory] It may not look like it,but I’m creating one of the strongestand most versatile materials on Earth, graphene.You’ve probably heard buzz about it.Graphene made big waves back in 2004,and it’s knocked around science news ever since.– A global race for graphene.– You know, it’s not just limited to one little thing.– One of …

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In the Future, Broken Devices Could Heal Themselves

In the Future, Broken Devices Could Heal Themselves

Researchers in China have developed a ‘smart coating’ that behaves like skin, heals itselffrom damage, and is as hard as tooth enamel.The future is here, everyone, the future is here.This development represents a big step forward in materials science, but self-healing isn’texactly new tech.There are three main general types of self-healing tech available rightnow :One …

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World’s Largest Robot – FANUC M-2000iA Robot Automated Storage & Retrieval System

World’s Largest Robot – FANUC M-2000iA Robot Automated Storage & Retrieval System

A FANUC M-2000iA/900L Robot equipped with iRVision® 2D demonstrates its high capacity payload and long reach in this automated storage and retrieval system The rigid arm design of the M-2000iA/900L has a 900 kg payload and vertical lifting stroke of 6.2 meters for transferring extremely heavy items such as truck, tractor and automotive frames, and …

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