6th Euro Conf on Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing - Nottingha

From: Donna Cope (epzdlc@epn1.maneng.nottingham.ac.uk)
Date: Tue Apr 22 1997 - 14:53:51 EEST

Following is the timetable for the 6th European Conference on Rapid
Prototyping and Manufacturing to be held in Nottingham, UK on 1st,
2nd and 3rd July, 1997. For a copy of the abstracts and full
brochure/booking details, please contact Donna Cope on
telephone: +44 (0)115 951 4056 fax: +44 (0)115 951 4150
e-mail: epzdlc@epn1.nott.ac.uk

Tuesday 1st July

09:00 - 10:20

10:20 - 10:30
Welcome and Introduction by Dr Phill Dickens - University of Nottingham

10:30 - 12:30
CAD and Reverse Engineering for Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing

D G Cheshire and M A Evans
"An Investigation into the Use of Rapid Prototyping by Industrial Designers"

Philippe Bonaldi and Claude Barlier
"Examination of Various Stochastic Algorithms. Research on Placement methods dedicated to the Rapid Prototyping Process: STRATOCONCEPTION+"

Yong Zheng and Wyatt S Newman
"Software Design Challenges for Computer-Aided Manufacturing of Laminated Engineering Materials (CAM-LEM)"

Prof F L Krause, A Ulbrich, M Ciesla, Prof F Klocke and H Wirtz
"Improving Rapid Prototyping Processing Speeds by Adaptive Slicing"

12:30 - 13:30

13:30 - 15:00
Materials for Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing

Lothar Schoen, Heiner Bayer, Walter Fischer and Volker Muhrer
"Approaches to Improve Photopolymers for Stereolithography"

G Allen Brady and John W Halloran
"Stereolithography of Ceramic Suspensions"

J S Ullett, J W Schultz and R P Chartoff
"Novel Liquid Crystal Resins for Stereolithography - I: Processing Parameters"

15:00 - 15:30

15:30 - 17:00
Processes for Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing

J D Spencer and P M Dickens
"'Root-fill' Welding: A Build Style for Rapid Prototyping by 3D Welding"

Charles L Thomas, Andrei S Novac, Cheol H Lee, Zetian Wang and
Jen-Ping Mu
 "Producing Prototypes That Don't Fit the Current
Commercial Paradigm"

P E Reeves, P M Dickens, N Davey and R C Cobb
"Surface Roughness of Stereolithography Models Using an Alternative Build Strategy"

18:00 onwards
Visits to Innovative Manufacturing Centre
Bowling Evening

Wednesday 2nd July

09:00 - 12:30
Processes for Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing

Paul Wei, James D Cawley and Arthur H Heuer
"CAM-LEM Processing of Ceramic Components - Lamination Technology"

Emmanuel Sabourin, Scott A Houser and Jan Helge Bchn
"Accurate Exterior, Fast Interior Layered Manufacturing"

K J Jakubenas, Y L Lee, M S Shaarawi, H L Marcus and J M Sanchez
"Selective Area Laser Deposition (SALD) of Titanium Oxide"

10:30 - 11:00

Jien-Ping Mu, Zetian Wang and Charles L Thomas
"Inverse Tomographic Construction: A Non-Layered Construction Paradigm for Rapid Prototyping"

J Kechagias, V Anagnostopoulos, S Zervos and G Chryssolouris
"Estimation of Building Times in Rapid Prototyping Processes"

Joseph Wright, Ronald Knight, Joseph Beaman and Douglas W Freitag
"Prototype Functional Metal Parts by the SLS/HIP Process"

12:30 - 13:30

13:30 - 14:30
"Technology Simulation Measures for SME's"
Presentation by Jonathan Hackney - Beta Technology Ltd

14:30 - 18:00
Applications of Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing

Prof Jose M G Carvalho Ferreira
"Rapid Prototyping and 3D Scanning in the Portuguese Foundry Industry"

Dr Anshuman Razdan, Dr J W Mayer and Ben Steinberg
"Rapid Prototyping as a Tool for Scientific Visualization "

15:30 - 16:00

Graham Tromans
"Investment Casting Applications in the Automotive Industry"

Gunther Reinhart and Frank Breitinger
"Rapid Tooling for Simultaneous Product and Process Development"

Torben Levinsen and Niels Moos
"Use of Stereolithography Parts in Pattern Making for DISAMATIC+ Green Sand Casting"

Eric Fodran, Martin Koch, Unny Menon and Stephen Sharp
"Rapid Tooling: Wax Injection Dies for Investment Casting"

Conference Dinner

Thursday 3rd July

09:00 - 12:30
Tooling from Rapid Prototyping

S Rahmati and P M Dickens
"Stereolithography Injection Moulding Tooling"

A Carosi, A Gatto, R Ippolito, L Iuliano and D Pocci
"Manufacturing of Plastic Injection Mould Using Stereolithography EDM Electrodes"

Mike Hartley, Anthony Venus and Simon van de Crommert
"Initial Experiences of Using DTM's RapidtoolOE Metal Process"

10:30 - 11:00

A Arthur and P M Dickens
"Model EDM Electrodes as an Alternative Route to Complex Mould and Die Cavities"

Yun Li, Michael Keefe and Edward P Gargiulo
"Studies in Direct Tooling by Stereolithography"

P Stierlen, K H Dusel and P Eyerer
"Materials for Rapid Tooling Techniques"

12:30 - 13:30

13:30 - 15:00
Management of Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing

Annette Schimmel
"Development and Evaluation of Rapid Prototyping Strategies"

Ian D Halliday and Steve C Windsor
"Dealing with the Challenges of Rapid Growth"

Darrell K Phillipson and Mark R Henderson
"Rapid Prototyping Machine Selection Program"

Close of Conference
Donna Cope
Dept of Man Eng and Ops Man
University Park
Nottingham NG7 2RD
Tel +44 (0)115 951 4056
Fax +44 (0)115 951 4150

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