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Energy and material flow modelling of additive manufacturing processes

Abstract : Additive manufacturing (AM) processes allow fabrication of three-dimensional complex parts. Due to the exact amount of material used during the manufacturing step, these new manufacturing processes offer great opportunities for sustainable manufacturing. However, existing studies on these processes focus mainly on energy consumption and information about resources consumptions and waste flows are still lacking. This study aims to quantify with accuracy inventory data of AM processes during the manufacturing step of the life cycle of products. In order to accurately assess the environmental impact of a product, a generic method for acquisitions and characterisation of inventory data for parts made by AM processes is proposed. This methodology focuses not only on the electrical energy consumption but also on material consumption. This paper also describes the development of a parametric process model, which provides to an operator, an accurate estimation of the environmental performances of the fused deposition modelling process. ARTICLE HISTORY
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Mazyar Yosofi, Olivier Kerbrat, Pascal Mognol. Energy and material flow modelling of additive manufacturing processes. Virtual and Physical Prototyping, Taylor & Francis, 2018, 13 (2), pp.83 - 96. ⟨10.1080/17452759.2017.1418900⟩. ⟨hal-01921334⟩

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