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Table 2 Compressive strength, compressive modulus and modulus of resilience of scaffolds prepared using different material preparation techniques of PCL/nHA 30% reported as mean ± SD (CV%)

From: 3D printing PCL/nHA bone scaffolds: exploring the influence of material synthesis techniques

Preparation Technique Yield Strength (MPa) Compressive Modulus (MPa) Modulus of Resilience
Melt-Blending 4.81 ± 0.24 (5.0%) 39.71 ± 3.38 (8.5%) 0.29 ± 0.03 (10%)
Liquid Solvent N/A N/A NA
Solid Solvent 4.71 ± 0.43 (9.1%) 57.81 ± 1.96 (3.4%) 0.19 ± 0.02 (11%)
Powder Blending 10.40 ± 1.39 (13%) 116.73 ± 45.23 (39%) 0.46 ± 0.19 (41%)