On Wed, 29 Jan 1997, Drew Brown wrote:
> ralott@CCGATE.HAC.COM wrote:
> > (1) The ability to generate both direct and containment supports at
> > the same time, as decided by a predetermined ratio of area (X-Y) to
> > height (Z).
> > (2) Better lighting inside the cabinet.
> How about:
> - some alternative support structures to minimize support drawing time.
> - permanent platforms.
> - larger spools of support material.
> - speed!
> Just some thoughts to get the ball rolling.
o road rendering in quickslice
o a diagnostic panel on the machine which shows current z-level
and x-y coordinates
o sml-editing capability in quickslice
o automatic positioner for nozzle
o lighter head with more nozzles and/or materials
o better (more?) environment temperature sensors
o more even air circulation in build envelope
o and more respect for WindowsNT boxes 8-) [two-way serial
communication programs to replace ssend command for on-the-fly
modifications and better soft diagnostics/control]
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