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Title: 3D printing of lunar bases using moondust
Authors: Goulas, Athanasios
Keywords: 3D printing
Additive manufacturing
Space additive manufacturing
Lunar regolith
On site resource utilisation
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Loughborough University
Citation: GOULAS, A., 2014. 3D printing of lunar bases using moondust. Poster presented at Wolfson School Research Conference, 11 June 2014.
Abstract: An investigation into using Selective Laser Melting (SLM), a modern powder-bed fusion category Additive Manufacturing/3D printing process, in order to fabricate structures out of non-traditional multi-component ceramic materials such as lunar regolith (moondust). The overall aim of this research is to investigate the feasibility/suitability of the SLM method for on-site (on the moon) manufacturing of various structures, parts/replacements for future space applications.
Description: Winner of the first prize for the best poster, at the Wolfson School Conference 2014.
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/17491
Appears in Collections:Conference Papers and Presentations (Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering)

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