Self-healing 3D printed plastic can repair itself by using only light

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20.01.2022

Bild: 3D printed materials treated with a reversible addition fragmentation chain transfer (RAFT) agent have been shown to self-heal under UV lights Pyrolysis oil in a vessel; Copyright: Shutterstock

3D printed materials treated with a reversible addition fragmentation chain transfer (RAFT) agent have been shown to self-heal under UV lights. Copyright: Shutterstock

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