Wilo: Better Performance with Fiber-Reinforced 3D Printed Components

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Wilo SE is a worldwide manufacturer of pumps and pump systems for building services, the entire water management chain and industry. It comes as no surprise that Wilo is working with cutting-edge technologies such as Additive Manufacturing. Learn how they use the NETZSCH DSC 214 Polyma to understand the thermal behavior of new material choices.

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How to Study the Isothermal Crystallization Behavior of SLS Powder Using DSC

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In a previous article, the process window in the Selective Laser Sintering process with polyamide 12 powder was determined with dynamic measurements. In this article, we explain how isothermal measurements can be used for more advanced studies.

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How to Determine the Process Window for SLS Powders Using DSC

Powder Bed Fusion (PBF), often called Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), the component is built up in layers in a powder bed using a laser beam that passes over the cross-section of the layer to locally melt the powder. In order to characterize a polymer powder for its suitability for SLS and to determine the possible process window, Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) is used. Learn how to set up and interpret the measurements!

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Bestimmung des Prozessfensters von SLS-Pulvern mittels DSC

Beim SLS-Verfahren wird das Bauteil schichtweise in einem Pulverbett mit einem Laserstrahl aufgebaut, indem der Strahl über die Oberfläche der Bauteilgeometrie geführt wird, um das Pulver lokal aufzuschmelzen. Um ein Polymerpulver auf seine Eignung für SLS zu charakterisieren und das Prozessfenster zu bestimmen, wird die Dynamische Differenzkalorimetrie (DSC) eingesetzt. Erfahren Sie, wie Sie die Messungen durchführen und welche Schlüsse Sie daraus ziehen können.

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How Does Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) Work?

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Powder Bed Fusion (PBF), often called Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), is one of the most used Additive Manufacturing technologies to produce structural plastic parts. In this article, we explain the process principle and materials used in the SLS process.

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