All that matters is resolution and surface finish followed closely by
accuracy, repeatability, build speed and price and delivery. Tom
At 04:57 PM 1/21/98 -0600, you wrote:
>To those who aren't laughing,
>Maybe the issue of this being a joke is mute. The question that is more
>relevant is when will "this" system be available and who will be the real
>manufacturer! How long will it take to make a machine of that size and price
>appear at every "corner"?
>Maybe no one is laughing because everyone is waiting and wondering.
>> In a message dated 98-01-20, Dorjano Baruca writes:
>> Andre DOLENC wrote:
>> >And, yes, you can still call RP an experiment. New technologies are still
>> >entering the market and, except perhaps for the RP vendors themselves,
>> >can anyone else point out the winner?
>> Well! I'm ready to affirm, accordingly to Andre's opinion that automotive
>> industry is
>> also an experiment.
>> Anyway look at attached picture of EPSON's new marvel Epson Stylus 3D.
>> It's using InkJet technology to bind layers of ABS powder. It's capable to
>> -read carefully- a cube of 20x20x20cm in 1 hour Max. model size is
>> The price will be between 3000-5000 US$!
>> So Andre and the other non-belivers, could you explain that ?!!
>> (See attached file: Epson3d.jpg)
>> Oh, yes I forget to mention this is a prototype and the date is quite
>> Dorjano Baruca
>> Technical Manager - CAD
>> SRC Computers
>> Why is it that no one has commented on this yet, besides Michael Rees? Is
>> everyone dumbstruck, or is it that this is such a joke that I'm the only one
>> not getting it? That's happened to me before. If it's a joke, why haven't
>> the usual flock of verbal pigeons flown over and deposited a thick layer of
>> statue protectant on the perpetrator?
>> Sure looks like a joke to me. The picture looks a lot like an older version
>> of one of Epson's laser printers (exact same proportions, different skins),
>> and the cabinet is probably too small for the envelope size mentioned.
>> I must say you guys in Slovenia are really plugged into what's happening, or
>> are punching each other in the arm and laughing like hell.
>> Ed Grenda
>> AutoFab Systems, Inc.
>> 19 Pondview Road
>> Arlington, MA 02174 USA
>> 781-646-6280 (voice or fax)
>> EdGrenda@aol.com (email)
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