3D printing has many applications, but did you know that making fabrics was one of them?
Currently, the textile industry is the third-largest consumer of water in the world, due to the unsustainable need to continuously water cotton crops. It’s a large threat to the environment, and a solution is needed.
Some believe 3D printing is the way to fix this.
Although in its infancy, the field of 3D printed fabrics has already shown a lot of potential. Even NASA has taken an interest, and researchers are getting close to bringing some 3D printed fabrics to consumers.
3D printing not only provides a solution to the environmental crises caused by the textile industry, but it has also opened many new doors for textile […]
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