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Laser-Based Rapid Prototype Modeling

Author(s)/Editor(s): Feeley J Terence

Published: 01/10/1990
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The 1990s have seen the birth of a new industry that will be a boon to the manufacturing world. Collectively the technologies have been called either rapid modeling or desktop manufacturing. All of them are geared to producing a model or a prototype in a very condensed timeframe compared to conventional technology. They all enable manufacturers to get to the marketplace with products sooner and at a reduced cost.