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Michelin unveils new 3d printed tire that will outlive your car

Unlike traditional tires, which must be replaced every few years, Michelin’s new 3D printed tires will regenerate new tread — and maybe even outlast your car. The post Michelin unveils new 3d printed tire that will outlive your car appeared first on Digital Trends. Digital Trends – Read Full Article

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This ‘4D’ printing method could make packing for outer space much easier

These tiny objects made with 3D printers can dramatically expand when exposed to heat. Scientists have created a pair of compact, unfurling structures that could pave the way for innovations in biomedical devices or space exploration, where payloads can cost tens of thousands of dollars per pound. SEE ALSO: Start printing your breakfast with this pancake bot A team at the Georgia Institute of Technology crafted these objects using “tensegrity” — a structural system of floating rods in compression and cables in continuous tension. Researchers crafted the rods and cables,…

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