19-3951 TCX 117 C 174 C 82-2-2 U 13-4305 TCX – TAASA Review March 2017


This article was originally found in the March 2017 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 26, Issue 1, Page 8).

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So, now we had computer models of the variant forms which a 3D printer could read and the finished colours which could be matched and sprayed onto the raw white printed cups.

The question then arose: which among the wide range of printing technologies was most appropriate for this project and further, where would be the best place to have this work undertaken? The choices were many. The selection of a printing process should be based on the intended form and purpose of the object being produced.

Particular attention must be paid to the resolution required and the presence of overhangs or cavities in the intended model...