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Title: From CAD and RP to innovative manufacturing
Authors: Balc, N.O.
Campbell, R.I.
Issue Date: 2004
Citation: Balc, N. and Campbell, R.I., 2001. ''From CAD and RP to Innovative Manufacturing''. Computing and Solutions in Manufacturing Engineering , Ivan, N.V., Lancea, C., Filip, A., Chicos, L., Mihali, M. and Simon, A.E. (eds), Transylvania University of Brasov, Romania
Abstract: From CAD and Virtual Prototyping, there are already available many Rapid Prototyping (RP) techniques to produce physical, hand hold able parts. A brief overview is presented of some important aspects regarding how to get a good 3D solid model, how to transfer it to RP machines and how to produce quickly a physical prototype. The RP models could be used for different downstream applications. The paper gives some alternative tooling routes, depending on some criteria, such as: volume production, material and complexity of the parts. The RP models could be used as master models for vacuum casting, metal spraying, investment casting and other innovative manufacturing techniques.
Description: This is a conference paper.
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/1326
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