Re: Contour Crafting

From: Steve_Farentinos (
Date: Thu Jun 26 1997 - 05:00:43 EEST

Peter Gien wrote:
> The CC technique reminds me of the laser cutting machines that cut flat
> materials with a bevel edge. The angle of the bevel varies to match the
> curvarure of the STL file. This technique is as old as the hills. The PTO should
> be staffed by people who are a little more imaginative.

By this reasoning, there should be interference between patents for LOM
and FDM.

I'm surprised at how fast people are to critize this new process even
before they have seen it.


Steve Farentinos
PML, Inc.
201 W. Beach Ave.
Inglewood, CA  90302
310 671-4345
310 671-0858 Fax
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