Experimenting with Rapid PrototypingDr. Jim FlowersTechnology Education ProgramB

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Experimenting with Rapid PrototypingDr. Jim FlowersTechnology Education ProgramB

Spanbauer, Scott, Contributing Editor has reference to this Academic Journal, PHwiki organized this Journal Experimenting with Rapid PrototypingDr. Jim FlowersTechnology Education ProgramBall State University in addition to Something Called Custom IntersectionsRapid Prototyping Technology canHelp your students make professional-quality products without all those skillsMake a link between digital designs in addition to physical objectsAllow students to make successive changes to designs, in addition to then see the effects of those changesProduce parts needed as long as larger assembliesBall State’s Rapid Prototyping Lab Technologies Include

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Computer Numerical Control Turning (NC Lathe)Fused Deposition ModelingColor Solid Object Printing

Other Technologies in the RP LabTensile testerCoordinate measuring machinePlastics granulator, drier, in addition to filament extrudersManual fabrication toolsVacuum as long as mersBut RP technologies can also support student experimentation.They allow the user to control several variables in addition to per as long as m repeated builds changing only the levels of independent variables.There is so much we really don’t know, in addition to experimentation can help us find the answers.For example: Optimizing Laser SettingsPowerSpeedFocal PointPulses per inchLines per inch

An Experimental Approach to EverythingOrr, T., & Flowers, J. (2014). An experimental approach to everything! Technology & Engineering Teacher, 73(8), 8-12.Determining the effect of FDM build orientation on tensile strength (T. Orr)Hey Jim, can you 3D print onto cloth (Rene Church)Kyle Samuels, a student in a graduate course on Inquiries into Rapid Prototyping, at Ball State found out.Samuels, K., & Flowers, J. (In Press). Can your students 3D print onto cloth Technology in addition to Engineering Teacher.

Successful build test at material’s surfaceFailed attempt on 100% cotton with a simple weavePost wash testDenim adhesion strength testCan you make 3D printer filamentOrr, T., & Flowers, J. (In Press). Learning through plastic filament extrusion. Technology in addition to Engineering Teacher.Slide 1Image from www.filabot.com Image from www.filastruder.com

Can you use RP to create Flexographic Image CarriersDr. Renmei XuFlowers, J., & Xu, R. (April, 2011). Exploring a connection: Prototyping graphic image carriers. Technology in addition to Engineering Teacher e, 70(7), 1-6.Xu, R. & Flowers, J. C. (2009). Flexographic platemaking using rapid prototyping technologies. FlexoGlobal, 2 (1), 24-30. Flexo- Image Carriers from Powdered Solid Object PrintingFlexo- Image Carriers from FDM

Flexo- Image Carriers from Laser EngravingCan you laser-etch an intaglio plateXu, R., Londt, S., & Flowers, J. (2013). The effects of laser-engraving settings on cliché etch depth in addition to pad printing quality. Journal of Print in addition to Media Technology Research, 2(1), 29-35.Can you laser-etch an intaglio plate

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Can you laser-etch an intaglio plate Yes, but what are the effects of laser-engraving settings on cliché etch depth in addition to pad printing qualityCan lasers be used to create stencilsXu, R., Londt, S. C., Kellogg, H. P. (2010). Evaluation of different stencilmaking methods as long as screen printing (pp. 228-242). Sewickley, PA: Proceedings of TAGA 62nd Annual Technical Conference.Can lasers be used to create stencils Yes, but what is the effect of

Can you Upcycle with a laserXu, R., Flowers, J. (2011). Engineering a greener process: Laser cutter trans as long as ms printing waste. Tech Directions, 71(2), 20-23.Can you Upcycle with a laserCan you Upcycle with a laser

So many experiments!Optimizing parametersEffects of parameters on productsProperties based on build orientationDesigning new 3D printer filamentAdding inserts during 3D printingAdhesion, finishing, etc., of 3D printed partsTesting out new processes in addition to many, many more Custom Intersections

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