IJRME – Volume 4 Issue 3 Paper 3


Author’s Name :  Anil B Chudasama

Volume 04 Issue 03  Year 2017  ISSN No:  2349-3860  Page no: 6-10



One of the additive manufacturing (AM) techniques called Fused Deposition Modeling(FDM) is used for layer by layer fabrication of plastic parts offering advantages of building ability to build parts with geometric and material complexities, accuracy, flexible material change. AM finds numerous applications in aerospace, automotive, biomedical, energy and other fields. But single material parts fabricated by FDM have poor mechanical properties. One of proposed solution is making composite polymer. So this study investigates effectiveness of dual material printed part by evaluating its mechanical properties like tensile strength, breaking load and s/w ratio with reference to input parameters such as raster angle, material proportion and nozzle temperature. Dual material parts shows positive response in terms of tensile strength and breaking load with reference to pure ABS parts and shows better s/w ratio than both single material printed parts.


Additive Manufacturing, FDM, Temperature, Raster Angle,Tensile Strength,S/w


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