Rapid prototype and test

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In order to support advanced manufacturing, Sandia has acquired the capability to produce plastic prototypes using stereolithography. Currently, these prototypes are used mainly to verify part geometry and ``fit and form`` checks. This project investigates methods for rapidly testing these plastic prototypes, and inferring from prototype test data actual metal part performance and behavior. Performances examined include static load/stress response, and structural dynamic (modal) and vibration behavior. The integration of advanced non-contacting measurement techniques including scanning laser velocimetry, laser holography, and thermoelasticity into testing of these prototypes is described. Photoelastic properties of the epoxy prototypes to reveal full field stress/strain ... continued below

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Gregory, D.L. & Hansche, B.D. June 1, 1996.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
    Place of Publication: Albuquerque, New Mexico

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In order to support advanced manufacturing, Sandia has acquired the capability to produce plastic prototypes using stereolithography. Currently, these prototypes are used mainly to verify part geometry and ``fit and form`` checks. This project investigates methods for rapidly testing these plastic prototypes, and inferring from prototype test data actual metal part performance and behavior. Performances examined include static load/stress response, and structural dynamic (modal) and vibration behavior. The integration of advanced non-contacting measurement techniques including scanning laser velocimetry, laser holography, and thermoelasticity into testing of these prototypes is described. Photoelastic properties of the epoxy prototypes to reveal full field stress/strain fields are also explored.

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OSTI as DE96011873

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  • Other Information: PBD: Jun 1996

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  • Other: DE96011873
  • Report No.: SAND--96-1309
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/248529 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 248529
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc668386

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Gregory, D.L. & Hansche, B.D. Rapid prototype and test, report, June 1, 1996; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc668386/: accessed September 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.