Re: Raster is faster

From: Dave Flynn (
Date: Thu Dec 07 1995 - 06:01:36 EET

At 09:11 AM 12/6/95 EST, you wrote:
>-- [ From: Al Hastbacka * EMC.Ver #2.10P ] --
>Raster may be faster in some cases, but there are VERY FEW cases where
>raster is better than vector. When we started the Model Maker
>development program in 1991, it was done because the raster techniques
>that we examined DID NOT have the quality of surface finish(all sides--
>not just the TOP) that we needed. The raster techniques that we
>examined INCLUDED the printhead that is in the MJM. However, we wanted
>precision, accuracy, and surface finish. If you are willing to give up
>some of those parameters, the raster approach has some merit for
>certain geometries (e.g., bricks--but then you could use a saw to cut a
>block of wax to make even a faster prototype).
>Al Hastbacka

Attacks on competitive technologies, veiled or otherwise, are inappropriate
in this forum. For that matter, constantly pumping one's own products seems
to be inappropriate as well. Am I the only one that feels this way? It's
getting tiresome.
Dave Flynn
Prototype Express, Inc.

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