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3D Printing Is A Game-Changer For The Power Sector

3D printing is the way forward for the power sector, says leading data and analytics company GlobalData. The future technology is proving itself as an effective advancement for wind power and is about to conquer other parts of the industry as well. Siemens, GE, Rosatom and Westinghouse have been early adapters in the industrialization of 3D printing.

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Printed Solar Cells: Capturing Sunlight on Paper

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The cost of energy generated by solar power has drastically declined over the past 40 years due to new technologies and efficiency improvements. The latest invention in this field comes from Aalto University and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne. Their scientists recently developed a simple printing process that allows to print pictures able to generate power.

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Solar cells fresh off the printing press

Imagine a future in which you can carry your power supply with you: On your laptop, your cell phone and even on your clothes. This is what scientists around the world are trying to achieve in their efforts to create organic printable solar cells.

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Future Links September 8th 2015

Here are our daily links with the most important news from the printing industry. Today they feature a printed beetle trap, an iPhone app that turns photos into a printed magazine, a forecast for the Chinese 3D printing market, commuters as the targeted readership of a new magazine, a solar powered 3D printer for medical devices, the benefits of strategic packaging and Premier Papers program that lets customers get carbon capture certified. New on the drupa blog: 3D printed microbots can remove toxins from liquids.

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How to Reduce The Waste of Resources via Modern Packaging

In this day and age, packaging has become indispensable in our everyday life, especially in the pharmaceutical and medical sectors. There are regulatory frameworks dictating the disposal of production waste and operating materials that have played a major part in waste management. However, it lies in our hands to lessen the burden on the climate. How can we reduce the consumables on a large scale with the help of modern packaging?

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