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IJAT Vol.14 No.4 pp. 560-567
doi: 10.20965/ijat.2020.p0560
(2020)

Technical Paper:

A Novel Platform for Smart 3D Manufacturing System

Gianluca Melis*1,†, Paolo Sirianni*2, Andrea Porceddu*2, Massimiliano Messere*2, Michele Perlo*3, Luca Orbech*3, Stefano Mauro*4, Matteo Gaidano*4, Leonardo Sabatino Scimmi*4, Matteo Melchiorre*4, Francesco Perrucci*1, and Luciano Scaltrito*1

*1Department of Applied Science and Technology, Polytechnic University of Turin
Corso Duca degli Abruzzi, 24, Turin 10129, Italy

Corresponding author

*2Microla Optoelectronics S.r.l., Chivasso, Italy

*3Cemas Elettra S.r.l., Carmagnola, Italy

*4Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Polytechnic University of Turin, Turin, Italy

Received:
December 20, 2019
Accepted:
April 6, 2020
Published:
July 5, 2020
Keywords:
micro-/nano-fabrication, surface treatment, additive manufacturing, laser based manufacturing
Abstract

The proposed paper is about the development of an integrated manufacturing process for smart 3D polymeric components, with electronics embedded, developed in the framework of research collaboration between the university partner and a group of SME. The system will be able to produce a polymeric structure by additive manufacturing technique, whereas a robotic system is integrated in the line to assemble electronic components onto the part while the manufacturing process goes on. A laser engraving station will process the component, providing micro- and nano-surface structuring, microcutting and microdrilling. Finally, another laser source is integrated in the system to weld electronic parts and circuits within the manufactured component. At the same time, the assembly of large size systems by welding small size components is allowed, and also a sealed atmosphere is ensured by welding a plastic cap onto the plastic structure.

Cite this article as:
G. Melis, P. Sirianni, A. Porceddu, M. Messere, M. Perlo, L. Orbech, S. Mauro, M. Gaidano, L. Scimmi, M. Melchiorre, F. Perrucci, and L. Scaltrito, “A Novel Platform for Smart 3D Manufacturing System,” Int. J. Automation Technol., Vol.14, No.4, pp. 560-567, 2020.
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