Date: Tue Sep 03 2002 - 17:30:15 EEST
Your earlier request sparked a fairly large discussion here (rp-ml)about how
to define a feature.
Do you have anything to contribute as to what constitutes a feature?
>Have you added to or revised your list?
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Candi Majewski" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Sent: Friday, July 19, 2002 8:39 AM
>Subject: Minimum feature sizes on RP parts
>> Dear list,
>> I am trying to put together an information sheet detailing current RP
>> processes. One thing I am interested in is the minimum feature size which
>> can be successfully produced using each process.
>> Below is a list of the processes I am looking at, along with the feature
>> sizes I have down at the moment.
>> I am interested in any comments anyone may have - are these numbers
>> reasonable, have you successfully produced smaller features than these, or
>> are these sizes unrealistic?
>> Stereolithography - 0.1mm
>> Fused Deposition Modelling - 0.2mm
>> Direct Metal Laser Sintering (EOS) - 0.2mm
>> Laser Sintering (3D Systems) Metal - 0.2mm
>> Laser Sintering (3D Systems) Plastic- 0.2mm
>> Laser Sintering (3D Systems) Sand - 0.5mm
>> Wax Jet Printing - 0.2mm
>> 3-D Printing (Soligen) - 0.5mm
>> 3-D Printing (Pro-metal) - 0.2mm
>> 3-D Printing (Z-Corp) - 0.5mm
>> Laminated Object Manufacturer - 0.5mm
>> Ink Jet Printing (Objet) - 0.05mm
>> Any comments would be appreciated!
>> Have a great weekend,
>> Candice Majewski
>> Rapid Manufacturing Group,
>> Loughborough University,
>> UK LE11 3TU
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