P11553: Improved Power Spreader for ProMetal


Project Summary Project Information

ProMetal is a 3D Printing technology company. Various types of printing are possible ranging from sand cast molds to direct printing of metal. When Metal is spread across a surface its density may be inconsistent or uneven. An inconsistent density may cause problems when sintering the product. The objective of P11553 is to create a spreading head capable of a consistent, high density spreading head for the ProMetal powder.

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 Team Photo - Matt, Chris, Jay, Carlos, Nick

Team Photo - Matt, Chris, Jay, Carlos, Nick

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Project Name
Improved Powder Spreader for ProMetal
Project Number
Printing & Imaging Systems
Start Term
End Term
Faculty Guide
Dr. Denis Cormier
Primary Customer

Team Documents

Planning Concept Level Design System Level Design

Mission Statement

Staffing Requirements

Intellectual Property Considerations

Team Values and Norms

Required Resources

Work Breakdown

Test Plan Rev 2

Customer Needs

Target Specifications

Generate Product Concepts

Select Product Concept

Test Product Concept

Set Final Specifications

Risk Management

System Design Review Documents (SD I)

Detailed Design Review Documents (SD I)

Managerial Design Review Presentation (SD I)

Final CAD Models and Drawings

Bill of Materials

Machining List

Technical Conference Publication (SD II)

Poster Publication (SD II)

Managerial Design Review Presentation (SD II)

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