Re: 3D packing in SLS

From: tjgorn01 (
Date: Wed Apr 22 1998 - 16:04:27 EEST

One of our students has attacked this problem quite well for his Ph.D.
He solves the 3D packing problem for complex shapes utilizing genetic
algorithms. You can see his work on his web page at


Sungmin Hur wrote:

> Hi. Everybody.
> It's a pleasure for me to have a chance to ask you my problem
> for the first time here.
> To me, a problem is 3D packing algorithm in SLS.
> And my case is Sinterstation 2000 which means the feature of build
> cylinder is
> cylindrical and any complex parts can be packed.
> Problems must be how to define this problem simply,
> to detect an intersection correctly and deals with it.
> If anyone has any good idea, please let me know.
> Thanks.
> For more information about the rp-ml, see

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