US 9,808,991 B2
Method and apparatus for additive mechanical growth of tubular structures
Kenneth Tyler, Coeur d'Alene, ID (US)
Assigned to CC3D LLC., Coeur d'Alene, ID (US)
Filed by Kenneth Tyler, Coeur d'Alene, ID (US)
Filed on Jul. 27, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/810,437.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/030,233, filed on Jul. 29, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2016/0031155 A1, Feb. 4, 2016
Int. Cl. B29C 64/209 (2017.01); B29C 67/00 (2017.01); B33Y 10/00 (2015.01); B33Y 30/00 (2015.01); B29C 70/52 (2006.01); B29C 47/00 (2006.01); B29C 70/38 (2006.01); F16L 55/28 (2006.01); F16L 55/32 (2006.01); F16L 55/1645 (2006.01); B05D 7/22 (2006.01); B29C 64/232 (2017.01); B29C 64/236 (2017.01); B29C 64/165 (2017.01); B29L 23/00 (2006.01); B05B 13/06 (2006.01); F16L 13/11 (2006.01); B05B 12/14 (2006.01); B05B 3/00 (2006.01); B05D 1/02 (2006.01); B29D 23/00 (2006.01)
CPC B29C 67/0055 (2013.01) [B05D 7/222 (2013.01); B29C 47/00 (2013.01); B29C 47/0002 (2013.01); B29C 64/165 (2017.08); B29C 64/209 (2017.08); B29C 64/232 (2017.08); B29C 64/236 (2017.08); B29C 70/382 (2013.01); B29C 70/388 (2013.01); B29C 70/522 (2013.01); B29C 70/524 (2013.01); B29C 70/525 (2013.01); B33Y 10/00 (2014.12); B33Y 30/00 (2014.12); F16L 55/1645 (2013.01); F16L 55/28 (2013.01); F16L 55/32 (2013.01); B05B 3/001 (2013.01); B05B 12/1481 (2013.01); B05B 13/06 (2013.01); B05B 13/0627 (2013.01); B05B 13/0636 (2013.01); B05D 1/02 (2013.01); B05D 2254/04 (2013.01); B29C 47/0004 (2013.01); B29C 70/38 (2013.01); B29D 23/001 (2013.01); B29L 2023/00 (2013.01); F16L 13/11 (2013.01)] 21 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An additive manufacturing system, comprising:
a head having at least one nozzle that discharges a tubular shaped product out of the at least one nozzle in an axial direction of the tubular shaped product; and
a propulsion system configured to be supported by the tubular shaped product and to propel the head during discharge of the tubular shaped product.