SLS Machines Locking Up

From: David K. Leigh (
Date: Wed Feb 26 2003 - 17:03:36 EET

If you have the newer software, it will behave the same as a newer machine
(in my experience). We've got several levels of software here, and have
found that as it has gotten more "user friendly" over time, the reliability
and consistency has not seen the same upgrade. We have problems with our HS
locking up. Most of our issues with locking up has to do with it being
connected to the network. We've taken to unplugging the blasted thing from
the network before we start a build. This seems to work great.

As far as the number of parts in a layer, we've built 90 individual .stls in
a single layer in a 2500, 2500plus, Vanguard, and Vanguard HS without a

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

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