rapid tooling benchmark

From: Elaine Hunt (elaine.hunt@ces.clemson.edu)
Date: Mon Apr 20 1998 - 15:37:17 EEST

>Eric Radstok wrote

>Is there benchmarking information in which for instance
>Keltool, DMLS (EOS), Rapid Tool (DTM), Cast tools by
>investment casting or any other tooling techniques are

This would be a great session for a conference, wouldn't it?
Seems like Phil Dickens did something along these lines somewhere.
Maybe it was an early study. IMS did an early study of all RP systems.
Is anyone doing, planning a study on getting to metals and JUST where this
stands? I would add Optimec and Huffman since these systems may be the
future tooling machines.

Clint, Terry, Phil, Ian.........can one of you rally the troops for such an

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