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Jocelyn M Earl, Chris R Manners, Thomas A Kerekes, Paul H Marygold, Jeffrey S Thayer: Rapid prototyping system and method with support region data processing. 3D Systems August 24, 1999: US05943235 (111 worldwide citation)


Embodiments of the instant invention are directed to various methods and an apparatus for building a three-dimensional object represented by object data and support data using thermal stereolithography. Some preferred embodiments of the building techniques include multiple building materials, wherei ...


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Richard N Leyden, Jeffrey S Thayer, Bryan J L Bedal, Thomas A Almquist, Charles W Hull, Jocelyn M Earl, Thomas A Kerekes, Dennis R Smalley, Christian M Merot, Richard P Fedchenko, Michael S Lockard, Thomas H Pang, Dinh Ton That: Selective deposition modeling method and apparatus for forming three-dimensional objects and supports. 3D Systems February 27, 2001: US06193923 (83 worldwide citation)


A variety of support structures and build styles for use in Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing systems are described wherein particular emphasis is given to Thermal Stereolithography, Fused Deposition Modeling, and Selective Deposition Modeling systems, and wherein a 3D modeling system is presented ...


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Richard N Leyden, Jeffrey S Thayer, Bryan J L Bedal, Thomas A Almquist, Charles W Hull, Jocelyn M Earl, Thomas A Kerekes, Dennis R Smalley, Christian M Merot, Richard P Fedchenko, Michael S Lockard, Thomas H Pang, Dinh Ton That: Selective deposition modeling method and apparatus for forming three-dimensional objects and supports. 3D Systems January 21, 2003: US06508971 (46 worldwide citation)


A variety of support structures and build styles for use in Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing systems are described wherein particular emphasis is given to Thermal Stereolithography, Fused Deposition Modeling, and Selective Deposition Modeling systems, and wherein a 3D modeling system is presented ...


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Jocelyn M Earl, Chris R Manners, Thomas A Kerekes, Paul H Marygold, Jeffrey S Thayer: Method and apparatus for data manipulation and system control in a selective deposition modeling system. 3D Systems March 11, 2003: US06532394 (30 worldwide citation)


A method of manipulating data in a method for forming a three-dimensional object layer by layer from an ink jettable, solidifiable material by providing data corresponding to a plurality of polygons defining the outer surfaces of a plurality of three-demiensional objects and providing sets of x, y, ...


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Richard N Leyden, Jeffrey S Thayer, Bryan J L Bedal, Thomas A Almquist, Charles W Hull, Jocelyn M Earl, Thomas A Kerekes, Dennis R Smalley, Christian M Merot, Richard P Fedchenko, Michael S Lockard, Thomas H Pang, Dinh Ton That: Selective deposition modeling method and apparatus for forming three-dimensional objects and supports. 3D Systems December 9, 2003: US06660209 (30 worldwide citation)


A variety of support structures and build styles for use in Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing systems are described wherein particular emphasis is given to Thermal Stereolithography, Fused Deposition Modeling, and Selective Deposition Modeling systems, and wherein a 3D modeling system is presented ...


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Richard N Leyden, Jeffrey S Thayer, Bryan J L Bedal, Thomas A Almquist, Charles W Hull, Jocelyn M Earl, Thomas A Kerekes, Christian M Merot, Richard P Fedchenko, Michael S Lockard, Thomas H Pang: Selective deposition modeling method and apparatus for forming three-dimensional objects and supports. 3D Systems August 7, 2001: US06270335 (29 worldwide citation)


A variety of support structures and build styles for use in Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing systems are described wherein particular emphasis is given to Thermal Stereolithography, Fused Deposition Modeling, and Selective Deposition Modeling systems, and wherein a 3D modeling system is presented ...


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Richard N Leyden, Jeffrey S Thayer, Bryan J L Bedal, Thomas A Almquist, Charles W Hull, Jocelyn M Earl, Thomas A Kerekes, Dennis R Smalley, Christian M Merot, Richard P Fedchenko, Michael S Lockard, Thomas H Pang, Dinh Ton That: Selective deposition modeling method and apparatus for forming three-dimensional objects and supports. 3D Systems July 18, 2006: US07077638 (16 worldwide citation)


A variety of support structures and build styles for use in Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing systems are described wherein particular emphasis is given to Thermal Stereolithography, Fused Deposition Modeling, and Selective Deposition Modeling systems, and wherein a 3D modeling system is presented ...


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Dennis R Smalley, Thomas J Vorgitch, Jocelyn M Earl: Simultaneous multiple layer curing in stereolithography. 3D Systems December 7, 1999: US05999184 (13 worldwide citation)


A method and apparatus for making high resolution objects by stereolithography utilizing low resolution materials which are limited by their inability to form unsupported structures of desired thinness and/or their inability to form coatings of desired thinness. Data manipulation techniques, based o ...


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Dennis R Smalley, Thomas J Vorgitch, Chris R Manners, Jocelyn M Earl, Bryan J L Bedal, Charles W Hull, Stacie L VanDorin: Simultaneous multiple layer curing in stereolithography. 3D Systems April 2, 2002: US06366825 (11 worldwide citation)


A method and apparatus for making high resolution objects by stereolithography utilizing low resolution materials which are limited by their inability to form unsupported structures of desired thinness and/or their inability to form coatings of desired thinness. Data manipulation techniques, based o ...


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Jocelyn M Earl, Chris R Manners: Method and apparatus for forming three-dimensional objects using line width compensation with small features retention. 3D Systems September 16, 2003: US06622062 (3 worldwide citation)


Rapid prototyping and manufacturing (e.g. stereolithography) methods and apparatus are disclosed that form objects with enhanced accuracy and small feature retention. Techniques for offsetting cross-sectional boundary data to at least partially accommodate for solidification width induced in a mediu ...



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