Re: new system

From: Terry T. Wohlers (
Date: Wed Aug 01 2001 - 21:36:14 EEST


That's correct. I found it fairly easy to remove the unwanted material by
peeling away unwanted layers. I believe the technology behind this
separation method is being kept quiet by the company, at least for now.


Terry Wohlers
Wohlers Associates, Inc.
OakRidge Business Park
1511 River Oak Drive
Fort Collins, Colorado 80525 USA
Fax 970-225-2027

Message text written by Bathsheba Grossman
>On Wed, 1 Aug 2001, Terry T. Wohlers wrote:
> It uses an x-y plotter system and knife to cut layers of PVC. The spool
> plastic can range from 50 to 200 microns in thickness. I saw the machine
> in operation in Janauary and was impressed by it.

So the extra material isn't laminated, and you pull it off by hand
after the build?

Bathsheba Grossman (831) 429-8224
Creative prototyping
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