Process for 3D Printer Filament Fabrication

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-23472
Published December 01, 2015 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
  • English

Conventional filament extrusion processes are unsuitable for recycling materials on the International Space Station due to requirements for continuous monitoring and tuning, as well as poor filament dimensional control. The Positrusion process recycles scrap or waste thermoplastics into filament for 3D fused filament fabrication (FFF) printers.