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MULTI-ORIFICE DEPOSITION NOZZLE FOR ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

United States Patent Application

20170072614
A1
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An additive manufacturing extrusion head includes a nozzle for accepting and depositing a heated material onto a work surface and/or part. The nozzle includes a valve body and an internal poppet body moveable between positions to permit deposition of at least two bead sizes of heated material onto a work surface and/or part.
Lind, Randall F. (Loudon, TN), POST, Brian K. (Knoxville, TN), CINI, Colin L. (Knoxville, TN)
UT-BATTELLE, LLC (Oak Ridge TN)
14/ 852,188
September 11, 2015
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS [0001] This invention was made with government support under Contract No. DE-AC05-00OR22725 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.