RE: [rp-ml] Small scale SLS

From: Miller, Michael W (
Date: Mon Feb 14 2005 - 18:02:32 EET

Tim Gornet, U of Louisville.

Michael W Miller (
desk) 206-655-3289 pgr) 206-416-0257 fax) 655-0025
The Boeing Company Seattle M/C 45-17 66-ZB-XS29
Rapid Product Manufacturing 655-4366 or 655-2262
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-----Original Message-----
From: Ian Gibson []
Sent: Monday, February 14, 2005 1:01 AM
Subject: [rp-ml] Small scale SLS

Hello rp-ml - hope you are all well and Happy New Year of the Rooster

It is a long, long time since I sent a mail here. Mainly because rp-ml
sending back my messages. Hopefully, my resubscription has sorted this

Anyway, what I wanted to know was whether any of you have adapted their
machine to handle small powder volumes. I recall someone mentioning they

had done this by reducing the powder bed size (using a mask), and
restricting the feed chambers. Unfortunately, I cant remember who it was

had done this. Can anyone get back to me on this?



Dr. Ian Gibson
Associate Prof.
Dept. Mechanical Engineering
The University of Hong Kong
Regional Editor (Asia) - Rapid Prototyping Journal
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