Re: DTM Laser Form ST100 bronze infiltration

From: David K. Leigh (
Date: Mon Oct 01 2001 - 16:14:39 EEST

Can you post a sample .stl or describe the geometry? Infiltration is
definately geometry dependant.

David K. Leigh ph (254) 933-1000
Harvest Technologies, Inc. fax (254) 298-0125
Rapid Prototyping Services

----- Original Message -----
From: "Guido Zanini" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, October 01, 2001 4:29 AM
Subject: DTM Laser Form ST100 bronze infiltration

> Dear Rp list users
> We have a question about the postprocessing use of DTM Laser Form ST100,
> use a DTM 2500 plus with 100 watt laser and DTM furnace for post
> We use laser Form St 100 only for molds production and every time we have
> problems in the corect bronze infiltration of the parts. Obviously we put
> great careful in the tab's positioning and attachment at the part, in the
> right percentace of bronze weight, in the placement of tabs and parts in
> crucible, in the correct cycle oven ecc. but we never have the same
> infiltration results after the oven cycle, every time we have a final
> postprocessing infiltration percentace less than 95% (sometimes less than
> 85%) and we don't understand why.
> Can somebody on the list that have experience in the use of Laser Form
> help us, and give suggestions in order to this problem?
> Any help will be very appreciated
> Guido Zanini
> EOS Image s.r.l.
> Via kennedy, 44-25028 VEROLANUOVA (BS) - ITALY
> tel. 0309361414 fax 0309361426
> e-mail -
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