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A foldable ceramic that is also electrically conductive

By Damir Beciri
31 March 2013

vanadium-pentoxide-ceramic-1Cooperation between researchers at Stuttgart University, the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems and the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, resulted with a material which is as hard as copper, yet flexible enough to be rolled up or folded. This material is actually made from a vanadium pentoxide ceramic, and it has another… »

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Ancient Egyptian Faience inpires novel 3D printed ceramics

By Damir Beciri
14 September 2012

uwe-3d-printed-egyptian-ceramicsResearchers at the University of the West of England (UWE) Bristol are investigating ancient Egyptian Faience ceramic in order to develop a similar material which could be used by today‚Äôs 3D printers. The non-plastic ceramic material is interesting since it could be glazed and vitrified in a single go, thus significantly reducing the time and… »