Multi-material 3D Printing Technology introduces the first models for complex construction and manufacturing using a multi-material 3D printer. The book also explains the advantages that these innovative models provide at various points of the manufacturing supply chain. Innovations in fields such as medicine and aerospace are seeing 3D printing applied to problems that require the technology to develop beyond its traditional definitions. This groundbreaking book provides broad coverage of the theory behind this emerging technology, and the technical details required for readers to investigate these methods for themselves. In addition to describing new models for application of this technology, this book also systematically summarizes the historical models, materials and relevant technologies that are important in multi-material 3D printing. Introduces the heterogeneous object model for 3D printing Provides case studies of the use of hybrid 3D Printing to create gears and human bone Presents techniques which are easy to realize using commercial 3D printers
This thesis presents the development of MultiFab, a multi-material 3D printing architecture that is high-resolution, scalable, and low-cost. MultiFab enables the 3D printing of parts with materials that interact optically and mechanically. The hardware is low-cost since it is built almost exclusively from off-the-shelf components. The system uses commercial piezoelectric printheads that enable multi-material 3D printing with a resolution of at least 40 [mu]m. This thesis presents the design and fabrication of MiniFab, a 3D printer that implements the MultiFab architecture, and its key subsystems, including novel material feeding and UV LED curing systems. Additionally, results show that the printer is capable of producing multi-material parts for a wide variety of applications..
3D printing has rapidly established itself as an essential enabling technology within research and industrial chemistry laboratories. Since the early 2000s, when the first research papers applying this technique began to emerge, the uptake by the chemistry community has been both diverse and extraordinary, and there is little doubt that this fascinating technology will continue to have a major impact upon the chemical sciences going forward. This book provides a timely and extensive review of the reported applications of 3D Printing techniques across all fields of chemical science. Describing, comparing, and contrasting the capabilities of all the current 3D printing technologies, this book provides both background information and reader inspiration, to enable users to fully exploit this developing technology further to advance their research, materials and products. It will be of interest across the chemical sciences in research and industrial laboratories, for chemists and engineers alike, as well as the wider science community.
|Author||: Salvatore Brischetto,Paolo Maggiore,Carlo Giovanni Ferro|
|Release Date||: 2018-07-09|
|ISBN 10||: 3038425486|
|Pages||: 188 pages|
This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue "Additive Manufacturing Technologies and Applications" that was published in Technologies
|Publisher||: OECD Publishing|
|Release Date||: 2017-05-10|
|ISBN 10||: 9264271031|
|Pages||: 440 pages|
This publication examines the opportunities and challenges, for business and government, associated with technologies bringing about the “next production revolution”. These include a variety of digital technologies (e.g. the Internet of Things and advanced robotics), industrial...
Additive manufacturing or 3D printing, manufacturing a product layer by layer, offers large design freedom and faster product development cycles, as well as low startup cost of production, on-demand production and local production. In principle, any product could be made by additive manufacturing. Even food and living organic cells can be printed. We can create, design and manufacture what we want at the location we want. 3D printing will create a revolution in manufacturing, a real paradigm change. 3D printing holds the promise to manufacture with less waste and energy. We can print metals, ceramics, sand, synthetic materials such as plastics, food or living cells. However, the production of plastics is nowadays based on fossil fuels. And that’s where we witness a paradigm change too. The production of these synthetic materials can be based also on biomaterials with biomass as feedstock. A wealth of new and innovative products are emerging when we combine these two paradigm changes: 3D printing and biomaterials. Moreover, the combination of 3D printing with biomaterials holds the promise to realize a truly sustainable and circular economy.
|Author||: L. Jyothish Kumar,Pulak M. Pandey,David Ian Wimpenny|
|Release Date||: 2018-08-02|
|ISBN 10||: 9811303053|
|Pages||: 311 pages|
This book presents a selection of papers on advanced technologies for 3D printing and additive manufacturing, and demonstrates how these technologies have changed the face of direct, digital technologies for the rapid production of models, prototypes and patterns. Because of their wide range of applications, 3D printing and additive manufacturing technologies have sparked a powerful new industrial revolution in the field of manufacturing. The evolution of 3D printing and additive manufacturing technologies has changed design, engineering and manufacturing processes across such diverse industries as consumer products, aerospace, medical devices and automotive engineering. This book will help designers, R&D personnel, and practicing engineers grasp the latest developments in the field of 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing.
Maintaining and Troubleshooting Your 3D Printer by Charles Bell is your guide to keeping your 3D printer running through preventive maintenance, repair, and diagnosing and solving problems in 3D printing. If you’ve bought or built a 3D printer such as a MakerBot only to be confounded by jagged edges, corner lift, top layers that aren’t solid, or any of a myriad of other problems that plague 3D printer enthusiasts, then here is the book to help you get past all that and recapture the joy of creative fabrication. The book also includes valuable tips for builders and those who want to modify their printers to get the most out of their investment. Good fabrication begins with calibration. Aligning the print bed to support deposition of medium in three dimensions is critical. Even off-the-shelf machines that are pre-built must be aligned and periodically realigned throughout their life cycle. Maintaining and Troubleshooting Your 3D Printer helps you achieve and hold proper alignment. Maintaining and Troubleshooting Your 3D Printer also helps with software and hardware troubleshooting. You’ll learn to diagnose and solve firmware calibration problems, filament and feed problems, chassis issues, and more. Finally there are regular maintenance and enhancements. You’ve invested significantly in your 3D printer. Protect that investment using the guidance in this book. Learn to clean and lubricate your printer, to maintain the chassis, and know when realignment of the print bed is needed. Learn ways to master your craft and improve the quality of your prints through such things as post-print finishing and filament management. Don’t let the challenges of 3D printing stand in the way of creativity. Maintaining and Troubleshooting Your 3D Printer by Charles Bell helps you conquer the challenges and get the most benefit from your expensive investment in personal fabrication.
|Author||: Tatsuko Hatakeyama,Hyoe Hatakeyama|
|Publisher||: Springer Science & Business Media|
|Release Date||: 2006-01-27|
|ISBN 10||: 1402023545|
|Pages||: 332 pages|
From the reviews: "...This very well written new book is recommended to academic and industrial researchers and specialists interested in green polymers and mainly in their thermal properties...This new and opportune book covers some important properties of green polymers and bio-composites." (D. Feldman, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada)
This book, "3D Printing", is divided into two parts: the first part is devoted to the relationship between 3D printing and engineering, and the second part shows the impact of 3D printing on the medical sector in general. There are five sections in the first part (sections are dedicated to stereolithography, new techniques of high-resolution 3D printing, application of 3D printers in architecture and civil engineering, the additive production with the metal components and the management of production by using previously mentioned technology in more complex ways). There are four chapters in the second part with the following topics: education of medical staff through surgical simulations, tissue engineering and potential applications of 3D printing in ophthalmology and orthopedics.
This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue "3D Printed Microfluidic Devices" that was published in Micromachines
Fabricated tells the story of 3D printers, humblemanufacturing machines that are bursting out of the factory andinto schools, kitchens, hospitals, even onto the fashion catwalk.Fabricated describes our emerging world of printableproducts, where people design and 3D print their own creations aseasily as they edit an online document. A 3D printer transforms digital information into a physicalobject by carrying out instructions from an electronic design file,or 'blueprint.' Guided by a design file, a 3D printer lays downlayer after layer of a raw material to 'print' out an object.That's not the whole story, however. The magic happens when youplug a 3D printer into today’s mind-boggling digitaltechnologies. Add to that the Internet, tiny, low cost electroniccircuitry, radical advances in materials science and biotech andvoila! The result is an explosion of technological and socialinnovation. Fabricated takes the reader onto a rich and fulfillingjourney that explores how 3D printing is poised to impact nearlyevery part of our lives. Aimed at people who enjoy books on business strategy, popularscience and novel technology, Fabricated will providereaders with practical and imaginative insights to the question'how will this technology change my life?' Based on hundreds ofhours of research and dozens of interviews with experts from abroad range of industries, Fabricated offers readers aninformative, engaging and fast-paced introduction to 3D printingnow and in the future.