Examination of Layer Thicknesses of a Model Produced by Fused Filament Extrusion

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Nowadays additive manufacturing continues to gain more and more space in industrial technology. In particular, FDM (fused deposition modelling) machines have become easily available to the public. Quality of parts is impacted by several factors. In this study we investigate layer thicknesses of a prototype manufactured from PLA, and we pay special attention to the thickness of sequentially deposited layers.

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