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E.1 Comparisons Between the U.S., Japan, and Europe in Rapid Prototyping

1.1Sites Visited in Europe
1.2 Sites Visited in Japan

2.1 Commercialized Rapid Prototyping Systems in the U.S., Europe, and Japan
2.2 Laser Photolithography Systems in the United States, Europe, and Japan

3.1 Active Rapid Prototyping Patents
3.2 U.S. Commercial Development of RP Systems
3.3 European and Japanese Commercial Development of RP Systems

6.1 European R&D Projects for Rapid Prototyping with Metals

5.1 Modulus and Strength Values, Extant Photopolymers in N. American Market
5.2 Resin Suppliers to RP Equipment Manufacturers
5.3 Filled Resin Characteristics
5.4 Asahi Denka Materials: Modulus vs. Strength
5.5 Japan Synthetic Rubber Material Properties
5.6 Teijin Seiki Material Data
5.7 Cubital Resins: Elongation, Heat Deflection Temperature

8.1 1995 Company Estimates of 3D Solid Modeling Use in Japan
8.2 Japanese Views on Using 3D Solids
8.3 CAD Solid Modelers That Interface with SFF Machines
8.4 Status of Model Repair
8.5 Status of Deformation Compensation
8.6 Status of Support Structure Development
8.7 MAGICS Software from Materialise
8.8 Contour Tools Software from Materialise

9.1 Mirror Scanners: Accuracy Specs
9.2 Spot Size
9.3 LOM/Helisys vs SAHP/Kira

10.1 U.S. Rapid Prototyping Manufacturers' Applications for Metal Casting
10.2 German Rapid Prototyping Manufacturers' Applications For Metal Casting
10.3 Japanese Rapid Prototyping Manufacturers' Applications for Metal Casting

11.1 Olympus -- Comparison of Resources Used in Making Camera Cases

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Published: March 1997; WTEC Hyper-Librarian