Study on the Ingredient Proportions and After-Treatment of Laser Sintering Walnut Shell Composites
AbstractTo alleviate resource shortage, reduce the cost of materials consumption and the pollution of agricultural and forestry waste, walnut shell composites (WSPC) consisting of walnut shell as additive and copolyester hot melt adhesive (Co-PES) as binder was developed as the feedstock of selective laser sintering (SLS). WSPC parts with different ingredient proportions were fabricated by SLS and processed through after-treatment technology. The density, mechanical properties and surface quality of WSPC parts before and after post processing were analyzed via formula method, mechanical test and scanning electron microscopy (SEM), respectively. Results show that, when the volume fraction of the walnut shell powder in the WSPC reaches the maximum (40%), sintered WSPC parts have the smallest warping deformation and the highest dimension precision, although the surface quality, density, and mechanical properties are low. However, performing permeating resin as the after-treatment technology could considerably increase the tensile, bending and impact strength by 496%, 464%, and 516%, respectively. View Full-Text
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Yu, Y.; Guo, Y.; Jiang, T.; Li, J.; Jiang, K.; Zhang, H. Study on the Ingredient Proportions and After-Treatment of Laser Sintering Walnut Shell Composites. Materials 2017, 10, 1381.
Yu Y, Guo Y, Jiang T, Li J, Jiang K, Zhang H. Study on the Ingredient Proportions and After-Treatment of Laser Sintering Walnut Shell Composites. Materials. 2017; 10(12):1381.Chicago/Turabian Style
Yu, Yueqiang; Guo, Yanling; Jiang, Ting; Li, Jian; Jiang, Kaiyi; Zhang, Hui. 2017. "Study on the Ingredient Proportions and After-Treatment of Laser Sintering Walnut Shell Composites." Materials 10, no. 12: 1381.