Preferred orientation of chopped fibers in polymer‐based composites processed by selective laser sintering and fused deposition modeling: Effects on mechanical properties

Published on Feb 27, 2020in Journal of Applied Polymer Science2.52
· DOI :10.1002/APP.49152
Claudio Francesco Badini33
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(Polytechnic University of Turin),
Elisa Padovano13
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(Polytechnic University of Turin)
+ 2 AuthorsMario Pietroluongo4
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(Polytechnic University of Turin)
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