Re: SLS introduced?

From: David Bourell (
Date: Wed Oct 22 1997 - 19:23:24 EEST

Ralph Milone, Corometrics Medical System wrote:

>I have a very simple question I cannot seem to find or get an answer to
>When was SLS introduced? First units sold?

According to "Solid Freeform Fabrication: A New Direction in
Manufacturing", (Kluwer 1997), the DTM start-up was 1987 (it may not have
had this name initially), the first beta machine shipment was in 1992, with
service bureaus in operation from 1990 on.

Dr. Dave Bourell
Temple Foundation Professor
University of Texas at Austin
MC C2200
Austin, Texas 78712-1063

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