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Title3D printing with metals
Author(s)Ribeiro, António Fernando
KeywordsRapid prototyping
Welding
Issue date1998
PublisherInstitution of Electrical Engineers (IEE)
JournalComputing & Control Engineering Journal
Citation"Computing & control engineering journal". ISSN 0956-3385. 9:1 (1998) 31-38.
Abstract(s)Rapid Prototyping is a recently developed technique that ‘prints’ a component, instead of manufacturing it in traditional terms, by using materials ranging from photopolymers to thermoplastics, including paper. Since these materials are in most cases not suitable for assessement purposes a new approach has been created. It has similar ‘build up’ technique but uses metal as raw material. The process entails the use of a gas metal arc fusion welding robot which deposits successive layers of metal in such a way that it forms a 3D solid component. This process can also be considered a manufacturing process for low volume production.
TypeArticle
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/3038
DOI10.1049/cce:19980108
ISSN0956-3385
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
Appears in Collections:DEI - Artigos em revistas internacionais

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