2023 №12 (03) DOI of Article
2023 №12 (05)

The Paton Welding Journal 2023 #12
The Paton Welding Journal, 2023, #12, 31-38 pages

Study of the influence of FDM 3D printing parameters on formation processes, structure and properties of polylactide products

O.P. Masiuchok, M.V. Iurzhenko, R.V. Kolisnyk, A.O. Shadrin, V.Yu. Kondratenko, M.G. Korab

E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute of the NAS of Ukraine. 11 Kazymyr Malevych Str., 03150, Kyiv, Ukraine. E-mail:

Based on the results of mathematical modeling and theoretical research works, it was established that the most influential factors of 3D printing, affecting the quality and time of end products formation, are extruder die temperature, layers height, speed of printing head movement during the formation of products, as well as simultaneous fabrication of several products within one cycle. In the work, the modes of the FDM 3D printing process were worked out and the regularities of the influence of the mentioned parameters on the structure and properties of resulted 3D polylactide products were established. The parameters of products formation were experimentally determined, which provide the production of 3D objects with predicted properties: maximum strength (98% of filament strength), high aesthetic quality (surface smoothness and resolution) and products with minimal investments of time during their production. Ref. 16, Fig. 10, Tab. 4.
Keywords: additive formation, FDM 3D printing technology, polylactide, functional 3D product, filament

Received: 23.10.2023
Accepted: 26.12.2023


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