Question about laser for SLS

From: JBVentures (
Date: Mon Mar 20 2000 - 13:35:01 EET

I regulary read messages about laser-change or power-loss on lasers wich are used for stereolithography. Are lasers wich are used for SLS also subject to change after functioning for a certain period? If so, what is the lifecycle of an 'SLS-laser'; If not, why not?

Does DTM apply another kind of laser system as EOS (?); DTM claims to handle many materials (polymers and metals) on one machine where as EOS has different machines for each type of use/material (P & M series machines)

Thak you in advance for your reply, with kind regards,

Jorn Berends
JB Ventures BV - the Netherlands

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