Design and Manufacturing of Automobile Alloy Wheel using Fused Deposition Modeling

Authors(2) :-M. Narasimha Reddy, B. Ramakrishna

Alloy wheels are generally made up of aluminum or magnesium alloys. These alloy wheels are typically lighter in weight, good strength, provides better heat conduction and good corrosion resistance. In this paper design and development of alloy wheel pattern using Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) process is carried out. FDM is a 3D printing process where material deposited layer by layer to get required shape and size. Generally - FDM is used for pattern making. It is useful in reducing the pattern making time and improving the surface finish. Pattern is made up of Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) material on FDM machine. An automobile alloy wheel is modelled and analyzed to select the best material based on deformation, equivalent stress and life. Materials taken for analysis are Al6061 and LM25. A casting product is produced from the prepared pattern by selecting best material from Al6061 and LM25.

Authors and Affiliations

M. Narasimha Reddy
PG Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Chiranjeevi Reddy institute of Engineering & Technology, Anantapur, India
B. Ramakrishna
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Chiranjeevi Reddy Institute of Engineering & Technology, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, India

Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM),Alloy Wheel,Al6061,LM25

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 11 | November-December 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-12-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 204-210
Manuscript Number : IJSRST18401137
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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M. Narasimha Reddy, B. Ramakrishna, " Design and Manufacturing of Automobile Alloy Wheel using Fused Deposition Modeling", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 4, Issue 11, pp.204-210, November-December-2018. Available at doi :
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