Re: RP modeling of food/medicine products

From: Todd Reese (
Date: Tue Feb 23 1999 - 15:57:41 EET

i always thought it would be cool to fill a dtm machine with nestle's quik, and
make solid chocolate bunnies for
easter. anyone from dtm have those parameters? i do recall a company that
used sla to prototype pills in the past.


Monica & Glenn Whiteside wrote:

> Just saw some new Doritos corn snacks called "3D's" available in "Nacho
> Cheesier" and "Cooler Ranch" flavors. The shape has 3 corners and is puffed
> out in the middle (from what I can tell by the picture on the coupon). My
> question is, has RP been used much in the design of food products or
> medicines? For example, design of a new snack chip or design of a pill that
> is easier to swallow, etc. Although I wouldn't want to be the one to test a
> new "Stereolithography" snack chip or pill!
> Regards,
> Glenn Whiteside
> For more information about the rp-ml, see

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