3D printing defects

Argonne Researchers Develop Defect Detection and Prevention for Metal 3D Printing

Scientists at Argonne National Laboratory have found a novel way to identify and prevent defects in metal parts using surface temperatures in laser powder bed fusion. Published in May in…

3D-Printed Bioplastics Analyzed for Material Defects & Degradation

Researchers from Poland and Spain seek more answers in the realm of materials science, releasing their findings in ‘Three-Dimensional Printed PLA and PLA/PHA Dumbbell-Shaped Specimens: Material Defects and Their Impact…

Visual Detection of Defects in Robot 3D Printing

In the recently published ‘Visual Detection of Surface Defects Based on Self-Feature Comparison in Robot 3-D Printing,’ Chinese researchers from the College of Mechanical Engineering at Zhejiang University (both the…

University of Pennsylvania: Controlling Defect Distribution for Programmed Failure

Chengyang Mo and Jordan R. Raney, of the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania, explore the role of defects in mechanical properties in the recently published…