Towards a new ceramic future.
Ceramic Review, 255.
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/16502
Publisher's URL: http://www.ceramicreview.com
This article describes the findings of the AHRC funded research project 'Solid Free-form Fabrication in Fired Ceramic as a Design Aid for Concept Modelling in the Ceramic Industry'. Investigators Huson and Hoskins have developed a patented ceramic material. Whilst there are several research groups working internationally in this field, the CFPR team are currently at the forefront of these developments with a method which uses 3D computer aided design (3D CAD) software to design an object on a computer and print a model directly in a ceramic material to be subsequently fired, glazed and decorated. The article also briefly discusses the need for craftsmanship and the differences in performance between clay and the patented ceramic material.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||3D printing, clay, ceramic, digital craft process|
|Deposited On:||08 May 2012 15:04|
|Last Modified:||15 Nov 2016 18:21|
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