Advances in Polymer Technology / 2021 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Preliminary Testing to Determine the Best Process Parameters for Polymer Laser Sintering of a New Polypropylene Polymeric Material

Table 5

Parameters and observations made while establishing optimal removal and building chamber temperature.

Set of process parameters #Temp. removal chamber (°C)Temp. building phase (°C)Layer thickness (mm)Hatch distance (mm)Scan speed fill (mm/s)Laser power fill (W)Scan speed contour/edges (mm/s)Laser power contour/edges (W)Observation

11001200.150.25450032.6150019.8
21151250.150.25400032.6150019.8
31201300.150.25400032.6150019.8
41201250.150.25400033.7150015.3
51201250.150.25300033.7100015.3
61251250.150.25450033.7150015.3++
71241250.150.25450033.7150015.3

Flat specimens were not grown to completion. ++Flat specimens were grown to completion.