Digital Manufacturing Technology

ISSN: 2810-9309 (Print) 2810-9317 (Online) Description

Digital Manufacturing Technology is an interdisciplinary publication that involves manufacturing technology, computer technology, network technology and management science and mainly focuses on the innovative research results of the theory, models, solutions, methodologies and algorithms, technology, and application of artificial intelligence in manufacturing.

The topics include but are not limited to computer-integrated manufacturing systems, human-robot collaborative manufacturing, big data analytics in manufacturing, 3D printing, Industry 4.0, and so on.

Contributions of research papers, research notes, short communications, and critical reviews across the broad field of digital manufacturing technology from both academia and industry are equally encouraged.

Latest Articles

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Structural Condition Monitoring Using Deep Learning on a Metallic Part Fabricated by Additive Manufacturing

by Romaine Byfield, Ghani Semroud, Matthew Laurent, Ibrahim Tansel

ABSTRACT: Additive manufacturing (AM) was originally developed to manufacture polymer prototypes. Today, it has been used for the manufacturing of many critical machine components. Most of the structural...

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Teamwork Management in Additive Manufacturing Using Game Theory

by Salvador Castillo-Rivera

ABSTRACT: The game theory lays out frameworks for studying decision-making in different environments. The principles of this theory predict human behaviour, leading with decision-making and describing how...

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Tape Casting and Characterization of h-BN/PU Composite Coatings for Corrosion Resistance Applications

by Atteeq Uz Zaman, Muhammad Awais Khan, Muhammad Waqas, Talaal Bin Junaid, Wardah Siddiqui, Aqeel Ahmed, Muhammad Ramzan Abdul Karim

ABSTRACT: In the present work, a slurry of polyurethane (PU) was prepared by adding various contents (3 and 8 wt.%) of hexagonal boron nitride (h-BN). Ethanol was utilized as a solvent to reduce the...

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Web Stiffening of Additive Manufactured Polylactide (PLA) Railroad Tracks Using Fiberglass Wrapping

by Navanit Sri Shanmugam, Vidya Subhash Chavan, David Boyajian, Shen-En Chen, Nicole L. Braxtan, R. Janardhanam

ABSTRACT: Three-dimensional (3D) printed railroad tracks can properly address the rendering of a variety of topographic profiles of naturally occurring landscapes and reduce construction costs. Load tests...

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Hard Turning of AISI D2 Steel Using CBN Tools under MQL: Assessment of MRR, Tool Life and Surface Integrity of the Workpiece

by Sheheryar Ahmed Khan, Tanweer Hussain, Intizar Ali Tunio, Muhib Aleem

ABSTRACT: Hard turning (HT) is a machining method which is widely adopted nowadays to produce an improved surface finish without the application of a grinding process. The available literature conveys to...

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Enhanced Thermal Stability of Polymers by Incorporating Novel Surface-Decorated SrTiO3@Graphene Nanoplatelets

by Mohammad Sajid, Mohsin Ali Marwat, Amna Ijaz, Muhammad Ramzan Abdul Karim

ABSTRACT: Polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) is a vital component in the manufacturing of flexible dielectric capacitors due to its exceptional electrical insulation properties. However, its thermal stability...

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Investigation of the Process-Induced Defects in Metal Fused Deposition Modeling Process for Ultrafuse 316L Stainless Steel

by Abbas Raza, Syed Waqar Ahmed, Adeel Hassan, Khurram Altaf, Hongyu Wei, Ghulam Hussain

ABSTRACT: The current article presents a case study of the defects that can occur in the metal fused deposition modeling (FDM) process, a popular additive manufacturing technique for producing metal parts....

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Geometry Problems in Formalizing the Creation of Machining Processes on Machine Tools

by Vladimir Egorovich Lelyukhin, Olga Valerievna Kolesnikova, Kristina Nikolaevna Permyakova

ABSTRACT: Introduction : The main problems hindering the creation of fully automatic systems of design of parts and technologies of their production are considered. The search for and formalization of...

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A Comparative Analysis of the Influence of Welding Current on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties in TIG Welded Ti5Al2.5Sn Alloy

by Aziz ur Rehman, Fahd Nawaz Khan, Huzaifa Asif, Tauheed Shehbaz, Balaji Aresh

ABSTRACT: Tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding was performed on a 1.6 mm thick Ti5Al2.5Sn alloy sheet to analyze the influence of welding current on the resultant microstructure and mechanical properties in the...

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Sum Standard Deviation of Frequency – A Context Independent Machine Condition Trend Indicator

by Shi Feng, John P.T. Mo

ABSTRACT: In Industry 4.0, multiple research subjects have been involved in processing enormous information generated during the manufacturing process. Meanwhile, they all pursue the same goal, that is, to...

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Designing of Tooling Solution for Workpiece Handling in Highly Automated Manufacturing System

by Muhammad Umair Naseer, Muhammad Waqas Afridi, Hamza Moshin, Tauheed Shehbaz, Fahd Nawaz Khan

ABSTRACT: A flexible manufacturing system (FMS) is an integral part of a smart factory of Industry 4.0 in which every machine is interconnected and works autonomously. Robots are in the process of replacing...

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Effect of Mass and Temperature Rate on the Thermal Properties of High-Density Polyethylene Using Differential Scanning Calorimetry

by Salman Khan, Atteeq Uz Zaman, Massab Junaid, Tauheed Shehbaz, Muhammad Awais Khan, Fahd Nawaz Khan, Muhammad Ramzan Abdul Karim

ABSTRACT: Mass and heating rates alter the thermal properties, molecular structure, and phase changes of the materials. This study aimed to investigate the influence of sample mass (10-30 mg) and heating...

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Identification and Evaluation of the Key Decision Support Factors for Selecting Off-site Construction in Canada: A Building Information Modeling (BIM)-enabled Approach

by Amirhossein Mehdipoor, Ivanka Iordanova, Mohamed Al-Hussein

ABSTRACT: The construction industry lags behind other sectors in terms of productivity performance, with many megaprojects experiencing cost overruns. While there are various reasons for this, the most...

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Synthesis and Evaluation of Pristine Co and Hybrid Ni-Co Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) as Potential Electrodes for Electrochemical Energy Storage Applications

by Waseem Shehzad, Wajahat Khalid, Danyal Hakeem Jokhio, Ahmed Raza Qureshi, Amna Ali Dojki, Muhammad Ramzan Abdul Karim

ABSTRACT: Hybrid metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) have many positive features like high porosity, surface area, and conductivity as compared to other materials. They have better potential than pristine ones...