Researchers from An-Najah Publish a Journal Review Article on One of the Widely Used 3D Printing Technologies
A review article titled “Gaining a better understanding of the extrusion process in fused filament fabrication 3D printing: a review” has been recently published in the International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Springer (I.F: 2.6). This work was conducted in collaboration between the Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering at An-Najah National University and the University of Antwerp and Voxdale from Belgium.
The research team included Dr. Mohammad Abuabiah, Eng. Salameh Abdel-Fattah, Dr. Adel Juaidi, Eng. Ramez Abdallah, Eng. Waleed Abuzaina and Eng. Mohammad Qarout from An-Najah National University and Eng. Bahaa Shaqour and Prof. Paul Cos from the University of Antwerp and Bart Verleije from Voxdale bv.
3D printing is a promising tool that has proved its value in various applications. Among its technologies, the fused filament fabrication 3D printing technique stands out with its potential to serve a wide variety of applications, ranging from simple educational purposes to industrial and medical applications. This review highlights the most relevant work from recent years on fused filament fabrication 3D printing and discusses the future perspectives of this 3D printing technology.