Stylianos Dritsas and Javier Fernandez's Natural Composite Pillar Research Prototype

Stylianos Dritsas and Javier Fernandez Discloses The Natural Composite Pillar Research Prototype

Stylianos Dritsas and Javier Fernandez, the thinktank behind the awarded design Natural Composite Pillar - Research Prototype by Stylianos Dritsas and Javier Fernandez explicates, The prototype is one of the largest 3D printed biological artifacts today, created using a novel sustainable manufacturing technology deploying exclusively natural materials: Cellulose, which is the most abundant biomaterial on earth, associated with plant matter, and Chitin, a biomolecule extracted from the exoskeleton of insects and arthropods. The physical and mechanical material properties are in the range of high-density synthetic foams and low-density timbers. The artifact is based on renewable sources, widely available in nearly every ecosystem and naturally biodegradable..

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