Re: Short run tooling

From: Kai Uwe Koch (
Date: Mon Feb 02 1998 - 10:49:49 EET

On Sat, 31 Jan 1998, Ian Gibson wrote:

> Hello everyone
> Every now and then I hear of work carried out using SLA to make (very)
> short run injection mould tooling. Can anyone please fill me in on the who,
> the where and the why? Any published papers on this?

Hey Ian,

I think it could be ACES injection molding (AIM) from 3D-Systems.
ACES describes the build style: Accurate, Clear, Epoxy, Solid.
I think you can find a short process description in the Rapid Prototyping
Report January 1997.

The new high temperature stable resins (HTG) will support this.



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