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US Military turns scrap water bottles into battlefield parts (Apr. 9, 2018)

Turning Plastic Waste into 3-D Printed Parts on the Battlefield


Researchers are developing a mobile recycling center that will allow Soldiers to create 3-D printer filament from plastic waste generated in the field. The goal is to reduce the logistic burden on Soldiers, by giving them the ability to create filament and 3-D print important replacement parts in the field.

Click here to visit the U.S. Army’s website to learn more about this exciting research project.

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