US Patent No. 10,335,889

SYSTEMS FOR PRINTING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS


Patent No. 10,335,889
Issue Date July 02, 2019
Title Systems For Printing Three-dimensional Objects
Inventorship Paul Burke, Framingham, MA (US)
Mateo Pena Doll, Boston, MA (US)
Assignee DIGITAL ALLOYS INCORPORATED, Burlington, MA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,335,889

1. A method for forming a three-dimensional structure, comprising:(a) bringing a feedstock in contact with a solid object; and
(b) subjecting electrical current to flow from said feedstock to said solid object, or vice versa, while said feedstock and a surface of said solid object are moving relative to one another and while said feedstock is in contact with said surface of said solid object, which flow of said electrical current from said feedstock to said solid object, or vice versa, is sufficient to melt a portion of said feedstock to deposit said portion of said feedstock on said surface of said solid object, thereby forming at least a portion of said three-dimensional structure.