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Prediction of Printing Failure of a 3 D Printed Drone Propeller using Fused Deposition Modeling

  title={Prediction of Printing Failure of a 3 D Printed Drone Propeller using Fused Deposition Modeling},
  author={P. Biswas and Alfa R. H. Heryudono and Jun Li and Jing Bi},
Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) is a 3D printing process where thermoplastic materials are deposited layer by layer through an extrusion nozzle. One of the main advantages of an FDM process is that any complex shape geometry can be printed directly from a CAD model. However, the process also shows disadvantages such as air-gap, porosity, weak inter-layer bonding due to thermal gradient, which lead to unwanted print failure at the time out of the machine or under in-service conditions. Therefore… 

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