1033222-A1 is referenced by 8 patents and cites 11 patents.

Phase change compositions that are solid at ambient temperature and liquid at an elevated temperature above ambient temperature are disclosed for advantageous use in selective deposition modeling methods for building three-dimensional objects. A phase change composition according to the disclosed invention is a semi-crystalline component mixture having a freezing point of at least about 68 DEG C., a melting point of at least about 88 DEG C. and a viscosity of about 13 centipoise at 135 DEG C. The composition includes a plurality of waxes having a broad melting point range and molecular weight range. Three-dimensional objects having minimal curl, delamination and stress cracks can be produced at a faster rate than heretofore known by using selective deposition modeling techniques employing the disclosed composition.

Phase change compositions and methods for selective deposition modeling
Application Number
EP20000301387 20000222
Publication Number
1033222 (A1)
Application Date
February 22, 2000
Publication Date
September 6, 2000
Kwo Kelly
Doan Vu
Bui Loc V
3d Systems
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