Products/Services for Stereolithography Equipment

  • Lithography Equipment-Image
    Lithography Equipment - (67 companies)
    ...type of lithography process is used to create three dimensional prototypes. Stereolithography creates a three dimensional object based on computer-aided design drawings by tracing a laser beam on the surface of a container of a polymeric substance... Learn More
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    Additive Manufacturing Services - (22 companies)
    Electronc beam melting (EBM). Direct metal laser sintering (DMLS). Fused deposition modeling (FDM). PolyJet. Stereolithography (SLA). Selective laser melting (SLM). Selective laser sintering (SLS). Image credit: US Army Materiel Command/CC BY 2.0... Search by Specification | Learn More
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    Rapid Prototyping Services - (913 companies)
    ...desktop manufacturing, automated fabrication, tool-less manufacturing, and free-form fabrication. Rapid prototyping services use technologies such as digital light processing (DLP), stereolithography, fused deposition modeling (FDM), and laminated... Search by Specification | Learn More
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    Helium Cadmium (HeCd) Lasers - (9 companies)
    Helium cadmium (HeCd) lasers are relatively economical, continuous-wave sources for violet (442 nm) and ultraviolet (325 nm) output. They are used for 3-D stereolithography applications, as well as for exposing holographs. Helium cadmium (HeCd... Search by Specification | Learn More
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    Rapid Prototyping Equipment - (68 companies)
    ...and creates a sculptural object based on this information. Additive Methods. Rapid prototyping equipment includes various additive methods for creating design samples. Stereolithography (SLA) equipment makes a solid object by using a laser... Learn More
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    Specialty Polymers and Resins - (487 companies)
    Specialty polymers and resins are proprietary polymers, resins, monomers and intermediates. They include products that are based on proprietary curing technologies or chemistries, or that are designed for specialized applications. Search by Specification | Learn More
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    Lasers - (735 companies)
    Lasers are devices that produce intense beams of monochromatic, coherent radiation. The word "laser " is an acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. Search by Specification | Learn More
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    Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Services - (1681 companies)
    ...and their properties - material, color, etc. - in a useful digital form. Uses for solid modeling include engineering analysis, computer graphics, animation, rapid prototyping, medical testing, and technical visualizations. Stereolithography. Stereolithography... Search by Specification | Learn More
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    Resins and Compounds - (375 companies)
    Resins and compounds are used for shape fabrication or bond formation. Types include adhesive, casting, and leveling resins; caulk and grout; and sealants and thread lockers. Search by Specification | Learn More
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    UV Curing Equipment - (147 companies)
    ...coatings, stereolithography polymer resins and other UV curable resin products. To provide ultraviolet illumination, UV curing systems use a flood, spot, or focused beam of light. Flood lamps provide a broad or wide beam of UV light. Focused, wand... Search by Specification | Learn More
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Stereolithography (SLA) is often considered the pioneer of the Rapid Prototyping industry with the first commercial system introduced in 1988 by 3D Systems. The system consists of an Ultra-Violet Laser, a vat of photo-curable liquid resin, and a controlling system....

For several years rapid tools made using stereolithography (SL) technology have been tried for injection molding thermoplastic parts. Success has been very limited due to low strength, inadequate temperature resistance, and poor dimensional stability of SL resins. A new class of stereolithography...

This computer-generated animation demonstrates the actions of the SLA machine. The laser can be seen tracing each layer of the part, as the part is lowered into the resin. The completed part is then raised out of the resin tank, ready to be used....

Vesta Inc., a manufacturer of custom silicone medical devices based in Franklin, WI, has developed a prototyping process that can reduce prototype times by as much as 70% as compared with traditional methods. The Quick Response process is based on the company's ability to mold medical-grade liquid...

Stereolithography molds can be built quickly and with less expense than molds made by traditional methods. The process is similar to building stereolithography parts, but the mold is reinforced to withstand injection molding conditions for 50 or more cycles. Although they may not be as attractive...

Rapid Tooling Via Stereolithography Gets a Closer Look Industry roundtable reports initial findings. Direct Metal Laser Sintering and Tooling The applications, benefits and limitations of direct metal laser sintering for mold manufacture. Transforming plastic part designs into rapid prototypes...

...and discusses potential applications. The automated EFAB process creates metal structures by electroplating multiple, independently patterned layers. The process is similar in concept to rapid prototyping techniques, such as stereolithography, in that multiple patterned layers are stacked to build...

A stereolithography resin called ProtoCast AF19120 generated significantly less burnout ash when used to make casting patterns for key aerospace parts. The castings that resulted also had fewer flaws that needed weld repair, saving in Worcester, Mass., about $6.75 per casting in labor...

Tooling-Free Process Benefits Production of Device Subassemblies On the face of it, the Rapid Micro Product Development (RMPD) process created by MicroTEC GmbH (Duisburg, Germany) sounds strikingly similar to stereolithography. It is described as a tooling-free generative production technology...

...processes involved are relatively slow. In fact, it can take hours or even days to build a part. The term arose because laser sintering, stereolithography, fused-deposition modeling, and other technologies build parts (thus rapidly), layer by layer from CAD...

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