Selective laser melting of G-surface lattice: forming process and boiling heat transfer characteristics


In this paper, the selective laser melting (SLM) forming method was combined with the requirement of boiling heat transfer for porous structure to study the forming process and boiling heat transfer characteristics of porous structure of G-surface lattice formed by SLM. 316L stainless steel powder was used to rasterize the G-surface structure. Besides, porosity and surface morphology of G-surface lattice were analyzed. Deionized water was used for boiling heat transfer experiment to study the effect of technological parameters on boiling heat transfer enhancement. On this basis, the bubble escape modes in different stages of boiling heat transfer of G-surface lattice were considered, and the delay of the critical heat flux caused by G-surface lattice was explained. This study provides a useful reference for the design of lattice heat cooling structure.

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This study was funded by the Key Project of Chinese National Programs for Fundamental Research and Development -Model Processing and Process Planning Software Project for Additive Manufacturing (grant number 2018YFB1105300)-Universal Full-dimension Digital Model Project (grant number 2018YFB1105301).

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Zhang, J., Li, P., Qian, B. et al. Selective laser melting of G-surface lattice: forming process and boiling heat transfer characteristics. J Nanopart Res 22, 178 (2020).

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  • Selective laser melting
  • G-surface
  • Boiling heat transfer
  • Grid forming
  • Nanostructure
  • Microstructure