Electrospinning and additive manufacturing : converging technologies

Dalton, Paul D., Vaquette, Cedryck, Farrugia, Brooke L., Dargaville, Tim R., Brown, Toby D., & Hutmacher, Dietmar (2013) Electrospinning and additive manufacturing : converging technologies. Biomaterials Science, 1, pp. 171-185.

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Abstract

A well-engineered scaffold for regenerative medicine, which is suitable to be translated from the bench to the bedside, combines inspired design, technical innovation and precise craftsmanship. Electrospinning and additive manufacturing are separate approaches to manufacturing scaffolds for a variety of tissue engineering applications. A need to accurately control the spatial distribution of pores within scaffolds has recently resulted in combining the two processing methods, to overcome shortfalls in each technology. This review describes where electrospinning and additive manufacturing are used together to generate new porous structures for biological applications.

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ID Code: 59806
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
DOI: 10.1039/C2BM00039C
ISSN: 2047-4830
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > CHEMICAL SCIENCE (030000) > MACROMOLECULAR AND MATERIALS CHEMISTRY (030300)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING (090300) > Biomaterials (090301)
Divisions: Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Deposited On: 08 May 2013 22:32
Last Modified: 14 May 2013 04:37

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