3D Lightyear is much better at quickcast. The vents and drains are so
much easier and faster.
James P. Harrison Director Of Operations
3Dimensional Engineering www.3de.net; firstname.lastname@example.org
2991 N. Powerline Rd. Pompano Beach, FL. 33069
954-972-9906 (phone) 954-972-8903 (fax)
On Thu, 29 Jul 1999 07:45:25 -0700 "Miller, Michael W"
> Bob, Have you built any quickcast yet? Any words of wisdom or
> dismay? ... I'm especially curious if they've fixed vents and drains
> problems and given the customer more flexibility in their placement.
> Also, I don't understand why the preparation software will allow
> higher scan speeds in the build. Not that I'm not excited... I've
> got a hot new P3 Zeon ready for 3D light speed.
> Michael W Miller (Mike.Miller3@PSS.Boeing.com)
> The Boeing Company MS 17-PE B-XT62
> Propulsion Experimental Hardware 206-655-3289
> Rapid Prototyping 655-4366 Lab 655-4365
> > ----------
> > From: Fusioneng@aol.com[SMTP:Fusioneng@aol.com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, July 28, 1999 8:58 PM
> > To: email@example.com
> > Subject: Re: 3D Lightyear (Humble Pie For Bob)
> > A few weeks ago I blasted 3D Systems saying 3D lightyear was
> vaporware. It
> > was of course just ancious anticipation on my part. 3D Lightyear
> is now
> > shipping (according to sources at 3D). I have been using the beta3
> version of
> > lightyear for about a week now. I am truly humbled because this
> software is
> > even better than I could have imagined. What used to take us 5 or
> 6 hours to
> > slice on our old SGI Indigo II now slices in 15 minutes on my much
> lower cost
> > SGI NT workstation. They have automatic verify and automatic part
> > which is really nice for when your building bunches of parts. The
> new copy
> > feature to make multiples of parts is really handy.
> > All the resin and recoater parameters are included and seem to
> work very
> > well right out of the box.
> > The software is all windows based and very easy to operate
> with online
> > help that is very well written.
> > The buildstation 5 software is also very solid. The line
> drawing is now
> > done differently so I'm told. We were able to increase our drawing
> speed from
> > 75 on borders and 125 on hatching up to 125 borders and 200
> hatching with no
> > apparent degredation in quality. This in combination with the good
> > resin parameters has decreased our buildtimes by as much as 50%
> from before.
> > Tony the 3D field service technician in the Chicago area had
> > running in about a day. He really knows his stuff.
> > I just want to commend the 3D Systems development team for the
> > software product I have seen in a long while. I hope this gets me
> back in
> > good graces with 3D now.
> > with egg on my face
> > Bob Morton
> > Fusion Engineering
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