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Title: Additive manufacturing with integrated microliter resin delivery

Abstract

An additive manufacturing system utilizing an oxygen-permeable membrane to facilitate low-volume printing and high-speed resin change in a stereolithography-based 3D printer. The membrane is used to constrain the fluid surface at the focal plane of the stereolithography printer and a carrier fluid is used to hold the fluid against the membrane. The small amount of resin is quickly switched using integrated microfluidic channels.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1493318
Patent Number(s):
10,118,338
Application Number:
14/919,441
Assignee:
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA) LLNL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-07NA27344
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 Oct 21
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Deotte, Joshua R., and Zheng, Xiaoyu. Additive manufacturing with integrated microliter resin delivery. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Deotte, Joshua R., & Zheng, Xiaoyu. Additive manufacturing with integrated microliter resin delivery. United States.
Deotte, Joshua R., and Zheng, Xiaoyu. Tue . "Additive manufacturing with integrated microliter resin delivery". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1493318.
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abstractNote = {An additive manufacturing system utilizing an oxygen-permeable membrane to facilitate low-volume printing and high-speed resin change in a stereolithography-based 3D printer. The membrane is used to constrain the fluid surface at the focal plane of the stereolithography printer and a carrier fluid is used to hold the fluid against the membrane. The small amount of resin is quickly switched using integrated microfluidic channels.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {11}
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