Raymond and List:
Rapid Prototyping and Rapid Tooling has certainly opened up many exciting
applications. My company (Rapid Tooling Technologies) just became the
second 3D Keltool licensee in the U.S. We just completed a job building some
Keltool inserts that will be used for making production chocolate candies.
RP and RT is affecting nearly every industry under the sun!
Rapid Tooling Technologies
At 06:23 PM 2/23/99 +1100, you wrote:
>A few years ago we used SLA to make a visual prototype of a "Freddo Frog".
>Freddo Frog is a chocolate snack in the shape of a frog character (an
>Australian favourite). We also had to do the 3D CAD solid modelling from an
>artist 2D impression. After our clients approved the SLA master model, we
>then made a silicone tool and cast several "real" chocolate samples.
>Great thing about RP and food is that you get to ask for samples before the
>project... and the make your own samples after the project...!
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>From: Monica & Glenn Whiteside <SiderWhite@worldnet.att.net>
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>Date: Tuesday, 23 February 1999 17:03
>Subject: RP modeling of food/medicine products
>>Just saw some new Doritos corn snacks called "3D's" available in "Nacho
>>Cheesier" and "Cooler Ranch" flavors. The shape has 3 corners and is
>>out in the middle (from what I can tell by the picture on the coupon). My
>>question is, has RP been used much in the design of food products or
>>medicines? For example, design of a new snack chip or design of a pill
>>is easier to swallow, etc. Although I wouldn't want to be the one to test
>>new "Stereolithography" snack chip or pill!
>>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/
For more information about the rp-ml, see http://ltk.hut.fi/rp-ml/
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