APPARATUS, SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ENHANCED DRIVE FORCE IN AN ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING PRINT HEAD

The disclosure is of and includes at least an apparatus, system and method for a print head for additive manufacturing. The apparatus, system and method may include two proximate hobs suitable to receive and extrude therebetween a print material filament for the additive manufacturing, each of the two hobs comprising a diameter of greater than 15mm; at least one motor capable of imparting a rotation to a respective one of the two hobs, wherein the extrusion results from the rotation; and an interface to a liquefier capable of outputting the extruded print material filament after at least partial liquefication by at least one nozzle heater to perform the additive manufacturing.


» Number: WO2020131818A1 (A1)

» Publication Date: 25/06/2020

» Applicant: JABIL INC?[US]

» Inventor: KLIMCZAK SCOTT?[US]; RODGERS LUKE?[US]

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This project has received funding from the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement Nº 745828