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Additive Manufacturing of ceramic heat exchanger. Opportunities and limits of the Lithography-based Ceramic Manufacturing (LCM)

Authors
  • Scheithauer, Uwe
  • Schwarzer, Eric
  • Moritz, Tassilo
  • Michaelis, Alexander
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2018
Source
Fraunhofer-ePrints
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Language
English
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Abstract

Additive manufacturing (AM) techniques allow the preparation of tailor-made structures for specific applications with a high degree of freedom concerning the design. The lithography-based ceramic manufacturing (LCM) technology allows the AM of high-performance alumina and zirconia components. But there are still some restrictions concerning the realizable geometries. The opportunities and limits of the LCM-technology are discussed in the following paper using the example of ceramic heat exchangers. Structures are presented which combine a high surface for heat exchange with a small component volume and low pressure drop.

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