A COMPARISON OF THE FLEXURAL PROPERTIES OF PLA AND ABS PRINTED PARTS
The additive manufacturing (AM) technique produces three-dimensional objects by stacking successive layers of material. Fused deposition modelling, abbreviated FDM for convenience, is an additive manufacturing (AM) technique. Using FDM, objects are created by successively depositing molten filaments of thermoplastic onto the printing surface. This is referred to as slicing. The mechanical properties of FDM-printed parts depend on a number of factors, including the composition of the material, the extrusion temperature, the printing parameters, and the ambient temperature at the time the parts are printed. The objective of this study was to investigate the consistency of mechanical properties of elements produced using FDM additive manufacturing technology. Ten thermoplastic ABS and PLA samples were subjected to flexure testing in order to accomplish this. Utilizing the Instron 5585 Floor Model Testing System, flexure testing was conducted. The ultimate flexural strength, along with the strain and Young modulus, was studied. During flexural tests, the thermoplastic ABS material demonstrated greater consistency in terms of its mechanical properties. The fact that different PLA samples had different flexural strengths showed that their mechanical properties were less repeatable.
How to Cite
Copyright (c) 2023 Journal of Engineering and Technology (JET)
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
Thank you for your interest in submitting your manuscript to the Journal of Engineering and Technology (JET).
JET publishes only original works. Manuscripts must not be previously published or under consideration by any other publications. Papers published in JET may not be published again in whole or in part without permission. Please review these guidelines for researching, writing, formatting and submitting your manuscript. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0).
Those submitting manuscripts should be carefully checked to ensure that all works contributed to the manuscript are acknowledged. The list of authors should include all those who can legitimately claim authorship. Manuscript should only be submitted for consideration once consent is given by all contributing authors using Tranfer of Copyright form.