You're not crazy, but I don't know how much you can improve on it since I believe the sls2000's already have 4 layers of coated? glass. Maybe you can fit a reflector to the outside so you can remove it to take a quick peek. I've also heard rumors of people making swinging gates suspended from the heat shield to reflect back heat escaping to the sides.
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> From: RP Scott[SMTP:email@example.com]
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> Subject: Sinterstation Window = Heat loss?
> I'm brand new to the list, so please be gentle with me.
> I was wondering if anyone has tried to fabricate some sort of heatsheild or
> reflector to avoid losing heat out the window on the Sinterstation door.
> Or am I crazy to think this is the cause of the "cold spots" in the build
> chamber that just happen to be in the front corners close to the glass?
> Thanks in advance.
> RP Scott
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