You don't wnat to do this. Vapor deposition will cause outgassing of any
imbedded bubbles and weaken the part. In seams that you have joined, it
will destroy the seam due to the air trapped in the seam escaping.
B. J. Arnold-Feret
>I know that plating of the SLA models can be done using vapor deposition.
>Rapid Prototyping in Longmont Colorado does some of this type work.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: RoyJRATC@aol.com [SMTP:RoyJRATC@aol.com]
>> Sent: Wednesday, February 10, 1999 3:05 PM
>> To: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
>> Subject: Re: Chrome plating RP components
>> In a message dated 2/10/99 3:53:12 PM Eastern Standard Time,
>> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
>> << I am interested in hearing from anyone who has experience with chrome
>> plating SL5410, SL5220, and Somos 8110 parts? Are there any plating
>> vendors in the upper mid-west that can do chrome platting on these SLA
>> models? >>
>> Larry - You may want to check with the guys at Solid Concept in Ca for
>> They did several parts for 1 of my customers - plated lighting reflectors
>> commercial lights - Worked out very well. My customers was able to use
>> for a show & also for functional testing. Solid Concepts used someone up
>> them for plating (I think).
>> Roy Sheppard Jr.
>> Atlantic Technical Components
>> 269 Heather Lane
>> Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417
>> (201) 337-2477 FAX (201) 337-3008 Email email@example.com
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