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JTEC/WTEC Panel Report on

Rapid Prototyping in Europe and Japan

VOLUME I. ANALYTICAL CHAPTERS

March 1997

Friedrich B. Prinz (Panel Chair)
Clinton L. Atwood
Richard F. Aubin
Joseph J. Beaman
Robert L. Brown
Paul S. Fussell
Allan J. Lightman
Emanuel Sachs
Lee E. Weiss
Michael J. Wozny

VOLUME II. SITE REPORTS

September 1996

[all the above panelists, with additional contributions by:]
Bruce M. Kramer
Kesh Narayanan


In Memory of Richard F. Aubin


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Volume I. Analytical Chapters

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WTEC Staff and Other Contributors

Disclaimer
Foreword
List of Figures
List of Tables

Executive Summary

1. Introduction

Friedrich B. Prinz

2. Processes Overview

Lee E. Weiss

3. Historical Perspective

Joseph J. Beaman

4. Needs, Goals, and Objectives

Robert L. Brown

5.Materials -- Overview, Plastics, and Resins

Paul S. Fussell

6. Materials -- Metals

Joseph J. Beaman

7. Materials -- Ceramics

Allan J. Lightman

8. CAD and Interfaces

Michael J. Wozny

9. Rapid Prototyping Machine Design

Emanuel Sachs

10. Metal Casting Applications

Clinton L. Atwood

11. Tooling Applications

Richard F. Aubin

12. Medical Applications

Allan J. Lightman

APPENDICES

A. Professional Experience of Panel Members

B. Professional Experience of Other Team Members

C. Partial Listing of Web Addresses for Sites Visited

D. Glossary

Volume II. Site Reports

PART I. EUROPEAN SITES

PART II. JAPANESE SITES

Special thanks to Terry Wohlers for reviewing the draft report

Copyright 1997 by Loyola College in Maryland


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