3D printing, ABS; FDM and printing parameters


The amount of wear and the load-bearing capabilities are important factors in the lifespan performance of gears. And those factors can be influenced by different 3D printing parameters in production. The objective of the research work was to analyze the material behaviour of printed Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) polymers for gears according to production parameters. Each printed specimen was tested several times and summarised the results by determining the average values. While the wear performance of the samples was highly influenced by the "Layer height" parameter, the load-bearing capacities of the printed samples were highly influenced by the amount of the "Infill pattern" production parameter. Finally, based on the carried out experimental tests, the ideal 3D printing parameters were decided to provide the highest load-bearing capacity and the lowest friction coefficient under compressive forces for 3D printed ABS polymer gears.

Author Biographies

Ziya Mehdiyev, University of Miskolc, Hungary

PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of Miskolc, Hungary

Dr. Csaba Felhő, University of Miskolc, Hungary

Associate Professor of the University, Director of the Institute of Manufacturing Scienc, University Miskolc, Hungary

Dr. Maria Berkes Maros, University of Miskolc, Hungary

University Professor, Institute of Material Structure and Technology of Materials Department of Structural Integrity, University Miskolc, Hungary


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