This Month in the Rapid Prototyping Report -- November 1997

From: Geoff Smith-Moritz (
Date: Thu Nov 13 1997 - 22:02:55 EET

This Month in the Rapid Prototyping Report -- November 1997

Hasbro uses direct rapid tooling to manufacture material-correct
prototypes. Hasbro's Steve Deak tells how his company makes injection molds
directly on stereolithography and selective laser sintering equipment.

BPM Technologies closes. BPM, manufacturer of the Personal Modeler
ballistic particle manufacturing system calls it quits.

Cubital introduces epoxy resin for its Solider solid ground curing

Helisys introduces LOMComposite.

DTM announces DuraForm polyamide.

Milton Bradley's 3D Sculpture puzzles. Layered manufacturing at it's most
time consuming. But a great gift idea for the family and friends of rapid

3D Systems and Allied Signal launch tooling venture.

Sanders receives grant from NIST to develop automotive rapid toolmaker.

New books:
Rapid Prototyping: A Unique Approach to Diagnosis and Planning of Medical
Procedures, by Kevin McAloon
Rapid Prototyping in Europe and Japan -- JTEC/WTEC Panel Report

CAD notes:
Parametric Technology to acquire Computervision

3D Systems North American Stereolithography User Group meeting
American Ceramic Society Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium

Business news:
3D Systems third-quarter results
Stratasys third-quarter results
Sanders completes private placement
Soligen second-quarter results

Geoff Smith-Moritz
Rapid Prototyping Report
CAD/CAM Publishing, Inc,
1010 Turquoise Street, Suite 320
San Diego, CA 92109 U.S.A.
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