Re: Hybrid Machines

From: Yakov Horenstein (
Date: Mon Dec 15 1997 - 20:34:18 EET

Terry T. Wohlers wrote:

>Yakov Horenstein wrote:
>> Maybe it's a dumb question, but how come no-one has come up with a
>> combined additive/subtractive fabricator?
>As I'm sure you're aware, Cubital and Sanders Prototype have combined these
>methods. Perhaps you're referring to the use of milling, drilling, etc.,
>to shape the object, versus flatten each layer.

Yes, that's exactly what I meant. I apologise for not phrasing the question
more precisely. As several people pointed out, LOM, Cubital, Sanders etc are
all hybrid machines, but my question was not referring to those systems, but
to a combined RP/CNC machine.
Yakov Horenstein
Milano, Italy

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