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Analysis and Optimization of Void Spaces in Single Ply Raw Material using Finite Element Method & Fused Deposition Modelling

IJCA Proceedings on International Conference on Advancements in Engineering and Technology
© 2015 by IJCA Journal
ICAET 2015 - Number 3
Year of Publication: 2015
Harmeet Singh
Jps Oberoi
Rajmeet Singh

Harmeet Singh, Jps Oberoi and Rajmeet Singh. Article: Analysis and Optimization of Void Spaces in Single Ply Raw Material using Finite Element Method & Fused Deposition Modelling. IJCA Proceedings on International Conference on Advancements in Engineering and Technology ICAET 2015(3):18-21, August 2015. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Harmeet Singh and Jps Oberoi and Rajmeet Singh},
	title = {Article: Analysis and Optimization of Void Spaces in Single Ply Raw Material using Finite Element Method & Fused Deposition Modelling},
	journal = {IJCA Proceedings on International Conference on Advancements in Engineering and Technology},
	year = {2015},
	volume = {ICAET 2015},
	number = {3},
	pages = {18-21},
	month = {August},
	note = {Full text available}


Fused Deposition modelling (FDM) technology is based on decomposition of 3-D computer models into thin cross sectional layers, followed by physically forming the layer and stacking them up layer by layer. FDM provide freedom to add material in the desired area and we are also able to create hollow region in certain portion of layer. In this way low weight with good strength single ply raw material with hollow cross section is produced. Void spaces were created in single ply raw material. FEM analysis was applied to select the material. Results of FEM analysis shows that ABS material is better compressive as comparison to Nylon101, Nylon6/10. So ABS material is selected for manufacturing of specimens. ABS specimens were manufactured with the help of FDM. Compressive test of specimens at 8000N shows that two small square structures give optimum results for ABS material


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