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polycaprolactone

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  • n. A biodegradable polyester used in medical applications such as sutures

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  • The scaffold is made from polycaprolactone, a biodegradable plastic, and hydroxyapatite, a naturally occurring mineral found in bone and teeth.

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  • FDM can be used with ABS, polycarbonate, polycaprolactone, polyphenylsulfone (PPS) and waxes.

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  • Writing in the Lancet medical journal, the researchers said they set out to make an artificial joint using a biomaterial made out of polycaprolactone and hydroxyapatite.

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  • The use of polycaprolactone for the parts set instead of ABS required that several minor changes be made when assembling them into a working Mk II.

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  • A short production run (~1 km) of 3 mm polycaprolactone (PCL) filament suitable for use in the Mk II extruders used in several operational and near-operational reprap prototypes has been produced for the project.

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  • With 1 km of polycaprolactone filament, the project has been able to produce larger artifacts and also test the candidate systems for days instead of for hours, as was the case with hand-produced filament.

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  • This image shows the microtubes, made of polycaprolactone, with internal guidance grooves, with a 1mm bar and 0. 5mm bar to show the scale.

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