Re: Stereolithography Limitations

From: Tom Richards (
Date: Thu Sep 02 1999 - 18:14:17 EEST

Jason: As with any RP process, it boils down to resolution (radius of
intersection of planes), finish, and accuracy which drive quality, build
speed which drives cost, and material of construction which drives
useability. Best Regards, Tom

At 01:21 PM 9/1/99 +0100, you wrote:
>I am looking for information on the limitations of Stereolithography in
>relation to the manufacture of parts. If you are a user or have had
>experience of parts manufactured by Stereolithography, have you any wishes
>for particular improvements that would help your business, product etc.?
>(e.g. improved speed for improved productivity, better accuracy for 'fit'
>prototyping). Alternatively does anybody know of any case studies where
>problems and/or limitations have been encountered using Stereolithography
>(and ideally how they were overcome). Any information gratefully received,
>Jason Tarrant
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