Aqdot
ITMA

Free membership

Receive our weekly Newsletter
and set tailored daily news alerts.

Composites

Branch wins NASA’s 3D printing challenge

While the NASA competition was about brute strength, Branch Technology also demonstrated a different way of thinking about 3D printed construction.

19th September 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Chattanooga, TN

Construction

Tasked with producing three beams, three cylinders, and a dome out of indigenous Martian regolith and recyclable materials, Branch Technology won all segments of the competition. Performing better than any other team, the structure was able to take double the load of a competing concrete dome in the stress test at a maximum load of 1,694 kg.

Read the full article on our Inside Composites website

Latest Reports

Business intelligence for the fibre, textiles and apparel industries: technologies, innovations, markets, investments, trade policy, sourcing, strategy...

Find out more