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Rapid Prototyping

ISBN-10: 156990281X
ISBN-13: 9781569902813
Edition: 2003
Authors: Andreas Gebhardt
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Description: Rapid prototyping technology has become a powerful tool for rapid product development in almost every branch of industry. Many new and upcoming processes offer means for the fast creation of models with steadily increasing accuracy, build speed,  More...

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List price: $199.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Hanser Publications
Publication date: 1/1/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 379
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Rapid prototyping technology has become a powerful tool for rapid product development in almost every branch of industry. Many new and upcoming processes offer means for the fast creation of models with steadily increasing accuracy, build speed, model properties, and economic advantages. This book encourages engineers to incorporate rapid prototyping in their daily routine. It illustrates the benefits that come with the use of models at any stage of the product development process and defines the different types of models. It covers the fundamentals of rapid prototyping and the special capabilities of prototypers. It shows how digital production based on low volume rapid prototyped samples can be realized.

Product Development--Product Formation--Rapid Product Development
New Demands--New Processes
Changing Conditions for Product Development--Critical Factors Affecting Success
Consequences for Product Development
Critical Factors for Success and Competitive Strategies
The Key Factor of Time
Simultaneous Engineering--Concurrent Engineering
Classical Steps of Product Development
Requirements for New Product-Development Strategies
The Principle of Simultaneous Engineering
Models
Model Classes
Influence of Models to Speed Up Product Development
Model Making by Rapid Prototyping as an Element of Simultaneous Engineering
Rapid Prototyping Models as Guarantors of a Defined Database
Definition: Rapid Prototyping--Rapid Tooling--Rapid Manufacturing
Relating Rapid Prototyping Models to Product Development Phases
Characteristics of Generative Manufacturing Processes
Basic Principles of Rapid Prototyping Processes
Generation of Layer Information
Description of the Geometry by a 3D Data Record
Data Flow
Modeling 3D Bodies in a Computer by Means of 3D CAD
Generation of Geometrical Layer Information on Single Layers
Projection of Geometrical Layer Information on the Layer
Generation of the Physical Layer Model
Solidification of Liquid Materials Photopolymerization--Stereolithography (SL)
Generation from the Solid Phase
Melting and Solidification of Powders and Granules--Laser Sintering (LS)
Cutting from Foils--Layer Laminate Manufacturing (LLM)
Melting and Solidification Out of the Solid Phase--Fused Layer Modeling (FLM)
Conglutination of Granules and Binders--3D Printing
Solidification from the Gaseous Phase--Laser Chemical Vapor Deposition (LCVD)
Other Processes
Classification of Generative Production Processes
Summarizing Evaluation of the Theoretical Potentials of Rapid Prototyping Processes
Industrial Rapid Prototyping Systems
Rapid Prototyping Process Chain
Data Technique
Prototyper
Photopolymerization--Stereolithography (SL)
Machine Specific Basic Principles
StereoLithography Apparatus (SLA)--3D Systems
STEREOS--EOS
Stereolithography--Fockele & Schwarze (F&S)
Solid Ground Curing--Cubital
Micro-stereolithography--MicroTEC
Stereolithography--EnvisionTechnologies
Stereolithography--PolyJet--Objet
Laser Sintering
Machine-Specific Basic Principles
Selective Laser Sintering--3D Systems / DTM
Laser Sintering--EOS
Selective Laser Melting--Fockele & Schwarze
Laser Cusing, Concept Laser
Layer Laminate Manufacturing (LLM)
Machine-Specific Basic Principles
Laminated Object Manufacturing (LOM)--Cubic Technologies / Helisys
Rapid Prototyping System--Kinergy
Selective Adhesive and Hot Press Process (SAHP)--Kira
JP Systems 5--Schroff Development Corp
Layer Milling Process (LMP)--Zimmermann
Stratoconception--Charlyrobot
Stratified Object Manufacturing (SOM)--ERATZ/MEC
Extrusion Processes
Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)--Stratasys
Multiphase Jet Solidification (MJS)--ITP
3D Plotter--Stratasys
ModelMaker--Solidscape / Sanders Prototype, Inc.
Multijet Modeling (MJM)--3D Systems
Three-Dimensional Printing (3DP) Processes
Rapid Prototyping System--Z Corporation
Rapid Tooling System--ExtrudeHone
Direct Shell Production Casting (DSPC)--Soligen
Laser Generation
Laser Engineered Net Shaping (LENS)--Optomec
Conventional Prototype Processes and Hybrid Processes
Conventional Processes: High-Speed Cutting (HSC)
Hybrid Processes: Controlled Metal Buildup (CMB)
Comparison of Rapid Prototyping Processes and Conventional Processes
Summarizing Evaluation of Rapid Prototyping Processes
Model Accuracy
Surfaces
Benchmark Tests and User Parts
Comparative Evaluation of Prototypers for Functional Prototypes by Comparing Build Chambers, Accuracy, and Build Times
Categorization of Prototypers in Model Classes
Development Targets
Follow-Up Processes
Target Material Plastic
Target Material Metal
Rapid Tooling
Principal Ways to Metal Tools
Metal Tools Based on Plastic Rapid Prototyping Models
Precision Casting of Rapid Prototyping Master Models
Castings from Stereolithography Models
Direct Use of Stereolithography
Indirect Use of Stereolithography
Metal Tools Based on Plastic Rapid Prototyping Processes
Metal Tools Based on Metal Rapid Prototyping Processes
Multi-Component Metal Powder LASER Sintering
Single-Component Metal Powder Laser Sintering
Laser Generation
Summary and Perspectives
Applications
Rapid Prototyping in Industrial Product Development
Example: Pump Housing
Example: Office Lamp
Example: Integrated Lamp Socket
Example: Model Digger Arm
Example: LCD Projector
Example: Capillary Bottom for Flower Pots
Example: Casing for a Coffeemaker
Example: Intake Manifold of a Four-Cylinder Engine
Rapid Tooling in Industrial Product Development
Example: Turbocharger Casing
Example: Two-Piece Electric Connector
Example: Injection Mold Headlight Dipper Arm
Example: Permanent Mold for Precision Casting Models
Rapid Prototyping for the Evaluation of Calculating Methods
Models to Be Used in Calculating Methods--General
Example: Photoelastic Stress Analysis for a Cam Rod of a Truck Engine
Example: Thermoelastic Stress Analysis for Verifying the Stability of a Car Wheel Rim
Rapid Prototyping in Medicine
Anatomic Facsimile Models
Taylored Implants
Characteristics of Medical Models
Example: Anatomic Facsimilies for a Reconstructive Osteotomy
Example: Covering of a Cranium Defect by Titanium Implant (Cranioplasty)
Rapid Prototyping in Art, Archaeology and Architecture
Model Making in Art and Design
Example Art: Computer Sculpture, Georg Gluckman
Example Design: Bottle Opener
Example Archaeology: Bust of Queen Teje
Model Building in Architecture
Example Architecture: German Pavilion at Expo '92
Example Architecture: House building Project
Economic Aspects
Strategic Aspects
Operative Aspects
Establishing the Optimal Rapid Prototyping Process or Processes
Establishing the Costs of Rapid Prototyping Processes
Service
Make or Buy?
Future Rapid Prototyping Processes
Selected Trends in Material Development
Application: Precision Casting
Application: Simulation of Series Materials
Selected Trends of Process Development
Laser Sintering of One-Component Materials
Laser Sintering in a Powder Bed--Selective Laser Powder Remelting (SLPR)
Process Principle
Characteristics of Quality
Examples of Applications
Laser Generation
Principle of Process
Quality Characteristics
Examples of Application
Appendix
Economic Model by Siegwart and Singer
Properties and Technical Data of Rapid Prototyping Systems and -Materials
Abbreviations
References, Bibliography
Index

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