Centre for 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing
The Students will be able
|To gain knowledge and skills related to 3D printing technologies.|
|To learn the selection of material, equipment and development of a product for Industry 4.0 environment.|
|To understand the various software tools, process and techniques for digital manufacturing.|
|To apply these techniques into various applications.|
The students will be able to
|Develop CAD models for 3D printing.|
|Import and Export CAD data and generate .stl file.|
|Select a specific material for the given application.|
|Select a 3D printing process for an application.|
|Produce a product using 3D Printing or Additive Manufacturing (AM).|
Computer Aided Design & Drafting Engineering Materials TOTAL: 30 HOURS
1.3D Printing (Additive Manufacturing) (6 Hours)
- Introduction, Process, Classifications, Advantages, Additive v/s Conventional Manufacturing processes, Applications.
2. CAD for Additive Manufacturing (4 Hours)
- CAD Data formats, Data translation, Data loss, STL format.
3.Additive Manufacturing Techniques (10 Hours)
- Stereo- Lithography, LOM, FDM, SLS, SLM, Binder Jet technology.
- Process, Process parameter, Process Selection for various applications.
- Additive Manufacturing Application Domains: Aerospace, Electronics, Health Care, Defence, Automotive, Construction, Food Processing, Machine Tools
4. Materials (4 Hours)
- Polymers, Metals, Non-Metals, Ceramics Process, Process parameter, Process Selection for various applications.
- Various forms of raw material- Liquid, Solid, Wire, Powder; Powder Preparation and their desired properties, Polymers and their properties.
- Support Materials
5. Additive Manufacturing Equipment (4 Hours)
- Process Equipment- Design and process parameters
- Governing Bonding Mechanism
- Common faults and troubleshooting
- Process Design
Support Removal, Sanding, Acetone treatment, polishing,
7. Product Quality (1 Hour)
- Inspection and testing
- Defects and their causes
- 3D Modelling of a single component.
- Assembly of CAD modelled Components
- Exercise on CAD Data Exchange.
- Generation of .stl files.
- Identification of a product for Additive Manufacturing and its process plan.
- Printing of identified product on an available AM machine.
- Post processing of additively manufactured product.
- Inspection and defect analysis of the additively manufactured product.
- Comparison of Additively manufactured product with conventional manufactured counterpart.
LIST OF SUGGESTED BOOKS
- Lan Gibson, David W. Rosen and Brent Stucker, “Additive Manufacturing Technologies: Rapid Prototyping to Direct Digital Manufacturing”, Springer, 2010.
- Andreas Gebhardt, “Understanding Additive Manufacturing: Rapid Prototyping, Rapid Tooling, Rapid Manufacturing”, Hanser Publisher, 2011.
- Khanna Editorial, “3D Printing and Design”, Khanna Publishing House, Delhi.
- CK Chua, Kah Fai Leong, “3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping- Principles and Applications”, World Scientific, 2017.
- J.D. Majumdar and I. Manna, “Laser-Assisted Fabrication of Materials”, Springer Series in Material Science, 2013.
- L. Lu, J. Fuh and Y.S. Wong, “Laser-Induced Materials and Processes for Rapid Prototyping”, Kulwer Academic Press, 2001.
- Zhiqiang Fan And Frank Liou, “Numerical Modelling of the Additive Manufacturing (AM) Processes of Titanium Alloy”, InTech, 2012