We have made parts on the Z402 with walls as thin as 1 mm. Much less than
that gets very tricky. But lets keep in mind that all of the RP processes
have problems with thin wall sections. It takes real creativity to build
thin walled parts.
Vern Carter, CTS
From: Deak, Steve <SDeak@hasbro.com>
To: 'firstname.lastname@example.org' <email@example.com>
Date: Wednesday, July 29, 1998 11:59 AM
Subject: RE: Z corp
>We don't own a machine, but for reference, what do you consider
>"thin-walled?" I would like to know for future consideration of this
>Steve Deak e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
>Manager-Rapid Prototyping voice: (+1) 513-579-3270
>Hasbro, Incorporated fax: (+1) 513-579-3250
>615 Elsinore Place
>Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 USA "Our Business is FUN!"
>> From: Bailey, Joe - GCP[SMTP:email@example.com]
>> Sent: Wednesday, July 29, 1998 11:17 AM
>> To: 'firstname.lastname@example.org'
>> Subject: Z corp
>> Hello everyone. I posted a message sometime back about Z corp. I got a
>> lot of responses. We here at Graco purchased on of these machines.
>> Despite the fact that we've had a lot of problems with the machine
>> itself operating correctly, we haven't had much luck w/ the quality of
>> the parts. Can anyone out there give any suggestions on how to get top
>> quality parts from this machine? It seems to work pretty well, as long
>> as the parts are solid. However, I have a thin walled part and it seems
>> to warp it pretty bad. The worst part about this is, the part itself is
>> too big for the build envelope, so I had to chop it up to get it built.
>> Each piece was a different size, and warped very badly so they didn't
>> match up. Humidity is not a problem here, we have that under control.
>> Any suggestions are much appreciated.
>> // Joe Bailey
>> // Graco Children's Products Inc.
>> // Product Development Dept.
>> // Elverson, Pa 19520 (USA)
>> // Email: email@example.com
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