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Title: Shape memory alloy actuators for active disassembly using ‘smart’ materials of consumer electronic products
Authors: Chiodo, JD
Jones, N
Billett, EH
Harrison, DJ
Keywords: Alloy actuators;ADSM;Electronic products
Issue Date: 2002
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: Materials & Design. 23(5): 471-478
Abstract: This paper reports the preliminary to current development of Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) actuators within their application in ‘Active Disassembly using Smart Materials’ (ADSM). This non-destructive self-dismantling process is to aid recycling of consumer electronic products. Actuators were placed in single and multi-stage hierarchical temperature regimes after being embedded into macro and sub-assemblies of electronic product assemblies. Findings include active disassembly and a hierarchical dismantling regime for product dismantling using developed SMA actuators embedded into candidate products.
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Dept of Design Research Papers

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