Products/Services for Stereolithography Equipment

  • Lithography Equipment-Image
    Lithography Equipment - (66 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...
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    Additive Manufacturing Services - (37 companies)
    ...object to undergo a sintering process to achieve mechanical strength. DIW is typically employed for ceramics and metals. Stereolithography (SLA) involves building object layers by focusing an ultraviolet laser on to a volume of photopolymer resin...
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    Rapid Prototyping Services - (899 companies)
    ...in that the "ink" is often a ceramic slurry that requires the final object to undergo a sintering process to achieve mechanical strength. Stereolithography (SLA) builds object layers by focusing an ultraviolet laser onto a photopolymer resin in the desired pattern...
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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...
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    Rapid Prototyping Equipment - (94 companies)
    ...slurry that requires the final object to undergo a sintering process to achieve mechanical strength. Light polymerizing techniques include stereolithography (SLA) and digital light processing (DLP). Stereolithography (SLA) involves building object...
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    Specialty Polymers and Resins - (486 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.
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    Lasers - (717 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.
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    Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Services - (1652 companies)
    ...animation, rapid prototyping, medical testing, and technical visualizations. Stereolithography. Stereolithography is a service of CAD service providers for producing physical models, prototypes, patterns, and - in a smaller number of instances - production...
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    Resins and Compounds - (372 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.
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    Additive Manufacturing Machines - (83 companies)
    ...resolution, product options and finishing, overall part size, and material specifications. Types. Stereolithography (SLA) --This was the first 3D printing method and was developed in the 1980s. A UV-curing resin is located in a reservoir with a submerged...
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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....

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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...

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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....

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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...

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In the thirty years since stereolithography (SLA) arrived on the scene, 3D printing. capabilities have evolved from simple model and mold production to product manufacturing. Deciding whether, and how, to leverage and integrate 3d printing - also called additive manufacturing (AM) - with existing...

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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...

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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...

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...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...

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...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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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...

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