SLS wax printer

Title SLS wax printer

"The Reprap and other FDM printers that fabricate in PLA and ABS are restricted both by the limitations inherent in these materials and by the limitations of the FDM process. Though these printers are entirely capable of self-replication and of producing parts for a variety of light-duty applications, they cannot produce pieces that can replace the cast aluminum parts found in power machinery, CNC equipment, or in numerous other high-strength applications. To address the problem of rapid fabrication in metal, I sidestepped plasma jets, electric arcs, and high-power lasers by opting instead to employ the lost-wax casting technique coupled with a relatively low-power laser sintering system."

Source RepRap Wiki  :
Status Working
License The GNU General Public License v2
Development Type Printer
Categories Printer
Tags Lost Wax Casting
Project/Vendor RepRap
Registered 6 years ago by garyhodgson
Updated 6 years ago
Link Webpage

Author Andreas Bastian

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