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Volume 94, 2017The 4th International Conference on Computing and Solutions in Manufacturing Engineering 2016 – CoSME’16
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Section||Additive Manufacturing and Non-conventional Technologies|
|Published online||04 January 2017|
Basic research on lattice structures focused on the reliance of the cross sectional area and additional coatings
1 Aachen University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics, 52064 Goethestr 1, Aachen, Germany
2 Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Department of Manufacturing Engineering, 400641 B-dul Muncii 103-105, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
This scientific survey is about periodic lattice structures which are made by Selective Laser Melting (SLM). Selective laser melting is based on Additive Manufacturing. The increased use and increasing demand of lattice structures in different fields of applications forms the necessity of a closer look on complex structures. Lattice structures can be found in different fields of applications for example in lightweight applications, filters and heat exchangers. Because of the expanding of application areas and thus arising requirements, the quality improvement is indispensable. Additive manufacturing and especially the SLM process enable the manufacturing of highly complex shapes and structures. Further it allows the integration of lightweight structures within to be manufactured applications. These high performance structures and applications need specific boundary and process conditions [1-3]. The main aim of this survey is an extraction of important parameters concerning the shape of lattices. A first focus will be on mechanical properties and the therefore necessary tensile tests.
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