APPARATUS, SYSTEM AND METHOD OF PROVIDING DYNAMIC HOB PINCH 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 at least two proximate hobs suitable to receive and extrude therebetween a print material filament for the additive manufacturing; a motor capable of imparting a rotation to at least one of the two hobs, wherein the extrusion results from the rotation; a dynamic force adjustment capable of exerting force on one of the two hobs to urge the force-receiving hob toward the other of the two hobs; and a controller communicatively connected with the dynamic force adjustment and capable of controlling the force exertion thereof.
» Number: WO2020131867A1 (A1)
» Publication Date: 25/06/2020
» Applicant: JABIL INC?[US]
» Inventor: KLIMCZAK SCOTT?[US]; RODGERS LUKE?[US]