Additive manufacturing of biopolymers

Mehrshad Mehrpouya, Henri Vahabi

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This chapter gives a brief overview of the additive manufacturing of biopolymers. First, it clarifies the meaning of “biopolymers”, then provides a classification of biopolymers based on their source and biodegradability. Also, the applicable techniques for additive manufacturing of biopolymers are described as well as the main challenges of each printing method. In the end, a brief description of each chapter and its mission in the frame of the present book is given.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdditive Manufacturing of Biopolymers
Subtitle of host publicationHandbook of Materials, Techniques, and Applications
PublisherElsevier Doyma
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9780323951517
Publication statusPublished - 2023


  • 3D printing
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Biodegradable polymers
  • Biopolymers
  • Sustainability
  • NLA


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