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An Assessment of Data Requirements and Data Transfer Formats for Layered Manufacturing

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Author(s)

Mike Pratt, Anne L Marsan, Anil Kumar, D Dutta

Abstract

The focus of this report is an assessment of the data required by layered manufacturing (LM) process planning systems , and formats for its transfer. Process Planning for LM includes determining the optimal build orientation, designing support structures, slicing, path planning, and selection of process parameters.

Citation
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 6216
Report Number
6216

Keywords

Exchange, Layered Manufacturing, Process Planning, Rapid Prototyping, STEP

Citation

Pratt, M. , Marsan, A. , Kumar, A. and Dutta, D. (1998), An Assessment of Data Requirements and Data Transfer Formats for Layered Manufacturing, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.IR.6216, https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=821431 (Accessed April 22, 2024)
Created August 31, 1998, Updated October 12, 2021