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Additive manufacturing of polymer nanocomposites: Needs and challenges in materials, processes, and applications

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submitted on 2023-10-26, 07:39 and posted on 2023-10-26, 09:29 authored by Ans Al Rashid, Shoukat Alim Khan, Sami G. Al-Ghamdi, Muammer Koç

Polymer nanocomposites have attracted increasing interest in research and development with several current and potential industrial applications due to their wide margin of superiority over conventional materials. Polymer composites provide a higher strength-to-weight ratio, easily customizable product properties, flexible manufacturing processes, high resistance to corrosion or erosion, and lower cost. The recent progress in additive manufacturing (AM) methods has paved the way for even a broader range of flexibilities in design and materials in several industrial sectors, including aerospace, biomedical, construction, electronics, telecommunication, mechanical, and defense. However, some hindrances remain in the synthesis of polymer composites and their fabrication through AM technologies. A comparative review of AM processes for polymer composites and their applications is presented in this study. This study aims to provide engineers and scientists with an updated understanding of the underlying issues, barriers, limitations, and opportunities. It will also help the reader to systematically reveal the research problems and future directions related to materials synthesis and AM processes.

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Published in: Journal of Materials Research and Technology
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
See article on publisher's website: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmrt.2021.07.016

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Open Access funding provided by the Qatar National Library

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  • English

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Elsevier

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  • 2021

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This Item is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

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  • Hamad Bin Khalifa University
  • College of Science and Engineering - HBKU

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