Hi Al & List:
We produce LOM models and the surface roughness depends upon the
thickness of the paper you are using. We typically use 0.004" paper -
therefore you will see a 0.004" step before sanding. It is relatively
easy to sand this to a smooth finish.
Wheeler Boyce Co,
> From: KHVD07A@prodigy.com[SMTP:KHVD07A@prodigy.com]
> Sent: Monday, May 04, 1998 8:00PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Surface Rougness
> -- [ From: Al Hastbacka * EMC.Ver #2.5.3 ] --
> I am trying to determine the surface roughness of models as they come
> out of an RP system. I would appreciate any inputs that the members
> the list could provide on this topic. In particular, I would like to
> the roughness average from parts made via FDM, SLS, SLA, LOM, and 3DP.
> We measure parts with a PocketSurf Portable Surface Roughness Gage.
> Al Hastbacka
> For more information about the rp-ml, see http://ltk.hut.fi/rp-ml/
For more information about the rp-ml, see http://ltk.hut.fi/rp-ml/
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.2 : Tue Jun 05 2001 - 22:45:30 EEST