I've been using Bridgeworks from Solid Concepts for years now. It is so
reliable that I rarely review the support files before building. I use both the
Solid View version and the Unix version but prefer the Solid View version
because I also use it for set up and orientation. Feel free to call me if you
want more information. I have recently purchased Magic's which also has an
excellent support generator but I don't have the experience with it yet to be
Monica & Glenn Whiteside wrote:
> Dear RP-ML:
> Has anybody out there found a more efficient and user-friendly substitute
> for Maestro?
> We are running 60-70 hour builds (platform is full of parts) and having
> trouble with some of the taller supports floating away - we try to review
> and modify any questionable supports but in large builds this can chew up a
> lot of time given the relatively poor graphical interface of Vista and View
> (we found we have to use the "Custom Draw Supports" option often to get a
> true idea of the support cross sections).
> In reading information on Materialise's Magics RP, they say they can
> generate supports and slice to the desired format. I assume this means you
> obtain a .bff file you can run on a SLA? What's the price of Magics RP?
> Any other recommended part positioning/support generating/slicing RP
> software out there for stereolithography and what is the price per seat?
> Any help would be appreciated.
> Glenn Whiteside
> Cessna Aircraft
> e-mail: email@example.com
> or firstname.lastname@example.org
> For more information about the rp-ml, see http://ltk.hut.fi/rp-ml/
Regards, Joe DeGuglielmo
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