Parametric Modeling and Optimizing the Mechanical Properties of 3D Printed Recycled PLA Components

  • K. Devaki Devi, M. Naga Phani Sastry, P. Venkateshwar Reddy

Abstract

Additive Manufacturing is occupying a significant role in the manufacturing of parts by giving an option in contrast to the current procedures. Anyway quality of such 3D printed parts utilizing explicit materials is as yet an area of current research. Polylactic acid, a biodegradable material, is one of the demanding materials in Fused Deposition Modeling based 3D printing process. The current work is centered on the investigation of the impact of the raster orientation and infill percentage on the mechanical properties of recycled poly Lactic Acid (PLA) printed parts. Samples were printed at three raster orientations (0°, 45°, 90°) and five infill percentages (20, 40, 60, 80, 100) to test impacts on part quality. This work considered the mechanical properties like tensile strength and flexural strength of 3D printed parts made with FDM innovation by shifting the infill and layer thickness parameters utilizing a statistical procedure RSM. ASTM D638 Type IV samples imprinted on FDM printer utilizing reused PLA material is exposed to tensile and flexural testing. Because of the layered creation process, 3D printed parts show anisotropic conduct. The outcomes demonstrated that the mechanical properties improve as the straight layer thickness parameter increments. The conduct was diverse in each test for the straight infill parameter.

Published
2020-06-01
How to Cite
K. Devaki Devi, M. Naga Phani Sastry, P. Venkateshwar Reddy. (2020). Parametric Modeling and Optimizing the Mechanical Properties of 3D Printed Recycled PLA Components. International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, 29(7s), 4725 - 4734. Retrieved from https://sersc.org/journals/index.php/IJAST/article/view/25731