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  • Manufacturing and application of 3D printed photo fenton reactors for wastewater treatment 

    Nasr Esfahani, Kourosh; Zandi, Mohammad Damous; Travieso Rodriguez, Jose Antonio; Graells Sobré, Moisès; Pérez Moya, Montserrat (2021-05-04)
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    Additive manufacturing (AM) or 3D printing offers a new paradigm for designing and developing chemical reactors, in particular, prototypes. The use of 3D printers has been increasing, their performance has been improving, ...
  • Investigation of ball burnishing process using vibration and acoustic emission sensors 

    Fernández Osete, Ismael; Velázquez Corral, Eric; Marqués Salvador, Jordi-Adalbert; Llumà Fuentes, Jordi; Jerez Mesa, Ramón; Travieso Rodriguez, Jose Antonio (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2021-10-01)
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    In this paper, a ball burnishing tool mounted in a CNC lathe is characterized. This tool may work as vibration assisted ball-burnishing tool and in conventional way. The characterization consists of acoustic emission ...
  • Effect of printing parameters on dimensional error, surface roughness and porosity of FFF printed parts with grid structure 

    Buj Corral, Irene; Bagheri, Ali; Sivatte Adroer, Mauricio (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-04-09)
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    Extrusion printing processes allow for manufacturing complex shapes in a relatively cheap way with low-cost machines. The present study analyzes the effect of printing parameters on dimensional error, roughness, and porosity ...
  • Effect of process parameters on the quality of laser-cut stainless steel thin plates 

    Buj Corral, Irene; Costa Herrero, Lluís; Domínguez Fernandez, Alejandro (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-08)
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    At present, laser cutting is currently employed to cut metallic plates, due to their good finish and dimensional quality, as well as because of the flexibility of the process to obtain different shapes. In the present ...
  • Ultrasonic vibration-assisted ball burnishing tool for a lathe characterized by acoustic emission and vibratory measurements 

    Fernández Osete, Ismael; Estévez Urra, Aida; Velázquez Corral, Eric; Valentín Ruiz, David; Llumà Fuentes, Jordi; Jerez Mesa, Ramón; Travieso Rodriguez, Jose Antonio (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-10-01)
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    This paper focuses on a resonant system used to induce a low-amplitude movement and ultrasonic frequency to complement a ball burnishing process on a lathe. The system was characterized through the combination of different ...
  • Influence of infill pattern on the elastic mechanical properties of Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) parts through experimental tests and numerical analyses 

    Bonada Bo, Jordi; Pastor Artigues, María Magdalena; Buj Corral, Irene (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-09-21)
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    Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) is one of the most extensive additive manufacturing technologies for printing prototypes or final parts in various fields. Some printed parts need to meet structural requirements to be ...
  • 3D printed prototype of a complex neuroblastoma for preoperative surgical planning 

    Tejo Otero, Aitor; Fenollosa i Artés, Felip; Uceda Molera, Roger; Castellví, Anna; Lustig, Pamela; Valls Esteve, Arnau; Ayats, Marta; Munuera, Josep; Buj Corral, Irene; Krauel, Lucas (Elsevier BV, 2021-06)
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    Neuroblastoma is the most common abdominal solid tumour in childhood. Its removal implies a complex surgery that requires surgical experience due to the usual encassement of major abdominal blood vessels. Standard surgical ...
  • Vibration-assisted ball burnishing 

    Jerez Mesa, Ramón; Llumà Fuentes, Jordi; Travieso Rodriguez, Jose Antonio (MDPI AG, 2021-06-11)
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    Vibration-Assisted Ball Burnishing is a finishing processed based on plastic deformation by means of a preloaded ball on a certain surface that rolls over it following a certain trajectory previously programmed while ...
  • Friction stir welding of AA2024-T3: development of numerical simulation considering thermal history and heat generation 

    Amini, Cyrus; Hasanifard, Soran; Zehsaz, Mohammad; Jerez Mesa, Ramón; Travieso Rodriguez, Jose Antonio (2021-05-15)
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    This paper proposes a finite element model implemented in ANSYS using Lagrangian formulation to assess heat generation and friction dynamics of a friction stir welding process on AA2024-T3 aluminum plates. For that aim, ...
  • Superficial effects of ball burnishing on TRIP steel AISI 301LN sheets 

    Jerez Mesa, Ramón; Fargas Ribas, Gemma; Roa Rovira, Joan Josep; Llumà Fuentes, Jordi; Travieso Rodriguez, Jose Antonio (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-01-03)
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    This paper explores the consequences of applying an ultrasonic vibration-assisted ball burnishing process and its non-vibration assisted version on the topology and subsurface microstructure of a transformation-induced ...
  • Reviews of mechanical design and electronic control of multi-material/color FDM 3D printing 

    Boulaala, Mohammed; Elmessaoudi, Driss; Buj Corral, Irene; El Mesbahi, Jihad; Mazighe, Mohamed; Astito, Abdelali; El Mrabet, Mhamed; El Mesbahi, Abdelilah (Springer, 2021)
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    An extruder is used to receive and dispense the material in extrusion additive manufacturing process. Multiple extruders cover a large variety of application of interest to 3D printing: enhancing productivity, multiple ...
  • Ceramic paste extruder of 3D printing: status, types, and prospects 

    El Mesbahi, Jihad; Buj Corral, Irene; El Mesbahi, Abdelilah (Springer, 2021)
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    Additive manufacturing (AM) is an important, rapidly emerging, manufacturing technology that takes the information from a computer-aided design (CAD) and builds parts in a layer-by-layer style. Since about three decades ...

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