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Title: System and method for 3D printing of aerogels

Abstract

A method of forming an aerogel. The method may involve providing a graphene oxide powder and mixing the graphene oxide powder with a solution to form an ink. A 3D printing technique may be used to write the ink into a catalytic solution that is contained in a fluid containment member to form a wet part. The wet part may then be cured in a sealed container for a predetermined period of time at a predetermined temperature. The cured wet part may then be dried to form a finished aerogel part.

Inventors:
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Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1241327
Patent Number(s):
9,278,465
Application Number:
14/481,362
Assignee:
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-07NA27344
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Sep 09
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Citation Formats

Worsley, Marcus A., Duoss, Eric, Kuntz, Joshua, Spadaccini, Christopher, and Zhu, Cheng. System and method for 3D printing of aerogels. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Worsley, Marcus A., Duoss, Eric, Kuntz, Joshua, Spadaccini, Christopher, & Zhu, Cheng. System and method for 3D printing of aerogels. United States.
Worsley, Marcus A., Duoss, Eric, Kuntz, Joshua, Spadaccini, Christopher, and Zhu, Cheng. Tue . "System and method for 3D printing of aerogels". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1241327.
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