Three Dimensional Layering Algorithm for 3-D Metal Printing Using 5-axis

3 차원 금속 프린팅을 위한 다중 3 차원 적층 알고리듬(3DL)

  • Ryu, Sua (Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Hongik Univ.) ;
  • Jee, Haeseong (Dept. of Mechanical System Design Engineering, Hongik Univ.)
  • 류수아 (홍익대학교 기계공학과) ;
  • 지해성 (홍익대학교 기계시스템디자인공학과)
  • Received : 2014.04.21
  • Accepted : 2014.05.27
  • Published : 2014.08.01


The purpose of three-dimensional (3-D) metal printing using 5-axis is to deposit metal powder by changing the orientation of the deposited structure to be built for the overhang or undercut feature on part geometry. This requires a complicated preprocess functionality of providing three dimensionally sliced layers to cover the required part geometry. This study addresses the overhang/undercut problem in 3-D metal printing and discusses a possible solution of providing 3-D layers to be built using the DMT(R) machine.


3-D Printing;5-Axis;3-D Layering;Radial Gradient;Auto-Partitioning


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