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Immersion ultrasonic testing of artificially induced defects in fused filament fabricated steel 316L

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dc.contributor.author Obadimu, Solomon O.
dc.contributor.author McLaughlin, John
dc.contributor.author Kourousis, Kyriakos I.
dc.date.accessioned 2022-02-04T09:20:11Z
dc.date.issued 2021
dc.identifier.citation Obadimu S.O.;McLaughlin J.;Kourousis K.I. (2021) 'Immersion Ultrasonic Testing of Artificially Induced Defects in Fused Filament Fabricated Steel 316L'. 3d Printing And Additive Manufacturing, . en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/10997
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description The full text of this article will not be available in ULIR until the embargo expires on the 08/10/2022
dc.description.abstract Fused filament fabrication (FFF) with the use of metal-polymer filaments offers a cost-effective solution in additively manufacturing metal parts. Nevertheless, the quality and dimensional characteristics of the FFF produced parts needs to be assured. This short communication reports results and findings from an ongoing investigation on the use of immersion ultrasonic testing (IUT) for the detection of defects in FFF metal parts. In this work, the BASF Ultrafuse 316L material was used with an FFF 3D printer to produce a test specimen for IUT inspection. Two types of artificially induced defects were examined: drilling holes and machining defects. The obtained inspection results are promising in terms of the capability of the IUT method to detect and measure the defects. It was found that the quality of obtained IUT images is not only probe frequency dependent but also sensitive to the part characteristics, indicating a need for a wider range of frequencies and more accurate calibration of the system for this material. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Mary Ann Liebert en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing;
dc.relation.uri https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/3dp.2021.0095
dc.relation.uri https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/3dp.2021.0095
dc.rights This is a copy of an article published in 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing © 2021 copyright Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing is available online at:https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/3dp.2021.0095 en_US
dc.subject additive manufacturing en_US
dc.subject fused filament fabrication en_US
dc.subject stainless steel en_US
dc.subject non-destructive testing en_US
dc.subject ultrasonic testing en_US
dc.title Immersion ultrasonic testing of artificially induced defects in fused filament fabricated steel 316L en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2022-02-04T09:04:56Z
dc.description.version ACCEPTED
dc.identifier.doi 10.1089/3dp.2021.0095
dc.date.embargoEndDate 2022-10-08
dc.embargo.terms 2022-10-08 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/embargoedAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 3027805
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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