Re: SLS of highly porous metal part (filter) ?

From: Brent Stucker (stucker@egr.uri.edu)
Date: Tue Sep 04 2001 - 22:32:00 EEST


This is possible. We have created porous metal parts of many different
compositions. We can do so on a contract basis and have all of the
furnaces necessary for sintering of the parts after SLS processing.

Brent Stucker
Rapid Manufacturing Center
University of Rhode Island
401-874-5187
stucker@uri.edu
>
> Dear list
>
> Do you know if it is possible to use selective laser sintering
> to make porous part in bronze or any other metal, which
> have similar properties as filters and silencers made with
> the gravity sintering method? Does anyone of you have
> any experience in making such parts? Do you know of
> any service bureau who could make such a part?
>
> In this case we would like to use powder that are coarser
> than is normally used in SLS and the layers would therefore
> be thicker.
>
> Best regards,
>
> Geir
>
> ======================================
> Mr. Geir Gudmundsson
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> Materials and Environmental Department
> IceTec (Technological Inst. of Iceland)
> Keldnaholti
> 112 ReykjavÝk
> Iceland
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>
>
>
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