Please read the questions before just replying.
From: Tom Richards <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Joe Allison <Joe@solidconcepts.com>
Cc: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Friday, June 04, 1999 1:59 PM
Subject: Re: end-life criterion for SL inserts - Humorous response
>Joe: Well said! That's why we simply precision cast the molds in a most
>suitable alloy, like H13 or 20C or A356.
>At 11:10 AM 6/4/99 -0700, you wrote:
>>Sorry, it's Friday. Although it is a legitimately good question, and I am
>>also interested in some of the serious responses, only humorous answers
>>to mind when I read this.
>>>I'm looking for a end life criterion for stereolithography
>>>injection moulding inserts. How can I characterize the
>>>end-life? Any suggestions? Does anyone know something?
>>1. When the insert fractures into a million pieces.
>>2. When the out gasing from the insert actually ignites.
>>3. When the protruding cores start to droop.
>>4. When all of the protruding cores eject with the part.
>>5. When the flash exceeds 1 mm (usually the first part).
>>6. When clamp tonage reduces the insert thickness to less than the flash
>>I am sure there are others out there who could share some even funnier
>>experiences. Some are probably too true to laugh about.
>>Just one more thing, the above usually occurs just when you reach the
>>temperatures and pressures necessary to fill and pack the mold.
>>To anyone how doesn't see any humor in this, all I can say is - "you had
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