We’re an advanced materials firm that designs and manufactures mechanical metamaterials. Metamaterials are created by combining origami-inspired geometric patterns with traditional materials making them lighter, stronger, and more multifunctional than conventional materials alone.
Metamaterials are a new breed of materials, created without the need for costly molecular or chemical development. Mechanical metamaterials are also agnostic to the material itself; the advanced patterns and their corresponding characteristics can be applied to a range of materials, such as plastics, metals, and composites.
The potential application of mechanical metamaterials is massive, from aerospace to semi-trailer manufacturing. Because our solutions allow for more than one optimization to be applied, solutions can be optimized for multiple priorities such as weight reduction, thermal expansion, energy absorption, aeroelasticity, insulation, conductivity, and much more.
An overview of the Multiscale Systems workshop with 3D print farm, CNC machine, and Instron mechanical tester.