There are 18 teeth around the 0.092 inches diameter of this molded rotor made from Amodel Polyphthalamide (PPA) for the electronics market. The concentricity call out is 0.0005 inches. Accumold of Ankeny, IA manufactures parts with its proprietary Micro-Molder, which was developed for applications in the electronics market. For more information about parts it manufactures for the military, fiber optics, automotive, electronics and other markets, go to http://rbi.ims.ca/4922.504.
Producing high-quality end-production metal parts with additive manufacturing for applications like aerospace and medical requires very tightly controlled processes and materials. New standards and guidelines for machines and processes, materials, and printed parts are underway from bodies such as ASTM International.
Engineers at the University of San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering have designed biobatteries on commercial tattoo paper, with an anode and cathode screen-printed on and modified to harvest energy from lactate in a person’s sweat.
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