CBI Pro-Akademia

Rozwiń menu ▼

Contact

Katarzyna Woźniak
Katarzyna Woźniak
Technical Editor
e-mail:

Contact

Monika Stojan
Monika Stojan
Technical Editor
e-mail:

AI Partners

The image shows our cooperation with the online plagiarism detection service PlagScan

The task “Maintenance
of the anti-plagiarism system” is being
financed by an agreement 605/P-DUN/2018
from the resources of Polish Ministry of Science
and Higher Education dedicated to
the activity popularising the science.

Zadanie „Utrzymanie systemu antyplagiatowego”
finansowane w ramach umowy
605/P-DUN/2018 ze środków Ministra
Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyższego przeznaczonych
na działalność upowszechniającą naukę

 

 

Crossref Member Badge

 

 

A study of the possibility of using 3d modelling and 3d printing

A study of the possibility of using 3d modelling and 3d printing for electrical capacitance tomography sensor

Date added: 2019-04-01

Pages: 23-32


Author/Authors

Aleksandra Kowalska, Robert Banasiak, Andrzej Romanowski, Dominik Sankowski


Abstract

Nowadays, the optimization of energy consumption and resources is one of the most urgent topics in worldwide industry. The energy consumption monitoring and control in various multiphase flow industrial applications, where a proper flow characteristic and an optimal phase mixture control is crucial, is hard to perform due to the physical and chemical complexity of the processes. The Electrical Capacitance Tomography (ECT) is one of the relatively cheap non-invasive measurement methods that can help in the monitoring and control of optimal energy and resources dozing in industrial processes. ECT diagnostics systems use unique sensors that can non-intrusively detect spatial capacitance changes caused by spatial changes in the electrical permittivity of industrial process components. One of the latest ECT extensions is a three-dimensional measurement strategy that uses a multilayer structure of the capacitance sensor. In this paper, the authors propose a novel approach to the 3D ECT sensors fabrication process that uses 3D computer modelling and 3D printing to easily get any sensor shape, electrode layout, scale and shielding strategy. This study compares the measurement abilities of a 3D ECT sensor fabricated using a traditional hand-made technique with the 3D printed device. The results have proven the potential of the new 3D print-based sensor regarding its significant fabrication time reduction as well as the improvement of the overall 3D ECT sensor measurement accuracy and stability.

https://doi.org/10.32933/ActaInnovations.31.3


Keywords

Electrical Capacitance Tomography, 3D printing, industrial processes, optimization, energy, resources


Downloads