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A preliminary study on FDM prototype surface roughness

Khan, Shah Fenner and Salleh, Ahmad Faizal and Sharif, Safian and Mohamad, Zulkepli and A. Rashid, Zulkifli and Murad, Muhamad Nasir (2006) A preliminary study on FDM prototype surface roughness. In: Proceeding of Malaysian Technical Universities Conference Engineering and Technology 2006, MUCET 2006, 19th - 20th December 2006, Kolej Universiti Teknologi Tun Hussein Onn, Johor.

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Abstract

Rapid prototyping (RP) is often used to describe the technologies that are used to fabricate physical objects directly from 3D CAD model. And sometime is also known as Solid Freeform Fabrication (SFF). These methods are generally similar to each other in that they add and bond materials in layer wise fashion to form 3 dimensional objects. Processes such as stereolithography (SLA), selective laser sintering (SLS), fused deposition modeling (FDM), layered object modeling (LOM) and 3D Printing (3DP) are part of this technology. This project study the effect of slice thickness and support parameters on the Water Soluble System, Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) product quality in terms of surface roughness produced during part building. The results obtained show that slice thickness and support parameters influence the studied responses. The thickness of the support structures has affected the surface roughness obtained.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:rapid prototyping, fused deposition modeling, parameters, quality, surface roughness, angular dimensional
Subjects:T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions:Mechanical Engineering
ID Code:10680
Deposited By: Ms Zalinda Shuratman
Deposited On:22 Oct 2010 04:53
Last Modified:22 Oct 2010 04:53

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