0
TECHNICAL PAPERS

Feature Based Fabrication in Layered Manufacturing

[+] Author and Article Information
Xiaoping Qian, Debasish Dutta

Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109e-mail: xpqian/dutta@engin.umich.edu

J. Mech. Des 123(3), 337-345 (Nov 01, 1999) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1377282 History: Received November 01, 1999
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Tumer,  I., Thompson,  D., Wood,  K., and Crawford,  R., 1998, “Characterization of Surface Fault Patterns with Application to a Layered Manufacturing Process,” J. Manuf. Syst., 17, No. 1, pp. 23–36.
Suh, Y. S., and Wozny, M. J., 1994, “Adaptive Slicing of Solid Freeform Fabrication Processes,” Proceedings of Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium, The University of Texas at Austin, August 8–10, pp. 404–411.
Dolenc,  A., and Makela,  I., 1994, “Slicing Procedure for Layered Manufacturing Techniques,” Computer-Aided Design, 26, No. 2, pp. 119–126.
Kulkarni,  P., and Dutta,  D., 1996, “An Accurate Slicing Procedure for Layered Manufacturing,” Computer-Aided Design, 28, No. 9, pp. 683–697.
Sabourin, E., Houser, S. A., and Bohn, J. H., 1997, “Accurate Exterior, Fast Interior Layered Manufacturing,” Rapid Prototyping Journal, 3 , No. 2, pp. 44–52. Thesis: http://www.cadlab.vt.edu/bohn/projects/sabourin/
Krause, F. L., Ulbrich, A., Ciesla, M., Klocke, F., and Wirtz, H., 1997, “Improving Rapid Prototyping Processing Speeds by Adaptive Slicing,” Proceedings of Sixth European Conference on Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing, Dickens, P. M., ed., Nottingham, UK, July 1–3, pp. 31–36.
Tyberg, J., and Bohn, J. H., 1998, “Local Adaptive Slicing,” Rapid Prototyping Journal, 4 , No. 3, pp. 118–127. Thesis: http://www.cadlab.vt.edu/bohn/projects/tyberg/
Mani,  K., Kulkarni,  P., and Dutta,  D., 1999, “Region-based Adaptive Slicing,” Computer-Aided Design, 31, pp. 317–333.
Onu,  S. O., and Hon,  K. K. B., 1998, “Optimizing Build Parameters for Improved Surface Finish in Stereolithography,” Int. J. Mach. Tools Manuf., 38, No. 4, pp. 329–392.
West, A. P,. and Rosen, D. W., 1999, “A Process Planning Method for Improving the Build Performance in Stereolithography,” 1999 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Sep 12–15, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Qian, X., and Dutta, D., 1999, “Feature-based Slicing for Layered Manufacturing,” 1999 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Sep 12–15, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Shah, J., and Mantyla, M., 1995, Parametric and Feature-based CAD/CAM, Wiley-inter-science.
Qian, X., and Dutta, D., 1998, “Features in the Layered Manufacturing of Heterogeneous Objects,” Symposium of Solid Freeform Fabrication, The University of Texas at Austin, pp. 689–696, Aug.
Regli, W. C., and Pratt, M. J., 1996, “What are Feature Interactions,” Proceedings of The 1996 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference and Computers in Engineering Conference, Aug, 18–22, Irvine, Ca.
Qian, X., and Dutta, D., 1999, “Feature-based Fabrication in Layered Manufacturing,” Technical Report UM-MEAM-99-13, the University of Michigan, Nov.
NIST Design, Processing Planning and Assembly Repository, http://www.mel.nist.gov/pptb/

Figures

Grahic Jump Location
Comparison of various slicing methods: (a) uniform slicing; (b) adaptive slicing; (c) local adaptive slicing; (d) region-based slicing; (e) feature-based slicing
Grahic Jump Location
Staircase effect and different deposition situations: (a) staircase effect; (b) excess deposition; (c) deficient deposition
Grahic Jump Location
Staircase interaction: (a) excess+excess; (b) deficient+deficient; (c) deficient+excess; (d) deficient+excess
Grahic Jump Location
Staircase interaction for features with different build directions
Grahic Jump Location
Feature interaction edge and feature interaction loop: (a) simple FIL; (b) compound FIL; (c) FIE
Grahic Jump Location
Simple FIL and FIL cluster
Grahic Jump Location
Compound FIL and FIL cluster
Grahic Jump Location
Subtractive feature, surface feature and feature interaction surface: (a) subtractive feature; (b) surface feature
Grahic Jump Location
FIV eliminating staircase interaction: (a) features with same build direction: (b) features with different build directions
Grahic Jump Location
Processing of feature interaction
Grahic Jump Location
FIL cluster forming algorithm
Grahic Jump Location
FIL projection and volume forming
Grahic Jump Location
Non-closed volume merging: (a) same build direction; (b) different build direction
Grahic Jump Location
FIS enabling volume decomposition: (a) same build direction (Za=Zb); (b) Za!=Zb
Grahic Jump Location
Staircase interaction free volume decomposition algorithm
Grahic Jump Location
Staircase interaction with/out vertical parting surface: (a) overlap in excess-excess deposition; (b) void in deficient-deficient deposition: (c) void in excess-deficient deposition (d) overlap in excess-deficient deposition; (e) compatible deposition
Grahic Jump Location
Staircase interaction testing part: (a) test part; (b) a strip of overlap/void area in excess-excess/deficient-deficient deposition
Grahic Jump Location
Front views of testing part with visible dimensional defects: (a) a strip of void in deficient-deficient deposition; (b) a strip of protruded area in excess-excess deposition
Grahic Jump Location
Example 2 (with FIVs): (a) example part 2; (b) features in the part; (c) exploded view of decomposed RFVs and FIVs
Grahic Jump Location
Time comparison of two fabrication methods: (a) uniform deposition; (b) localized deposition
Grahic Jump Location
Benchmark part for time comparison of two fabrication methods: (a) uniform fabrication; (b) localized fabrication

Tables

Errata

Discussions

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In