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A system for generating three-dimensional objects by creating a cross-sectional pattern of the object to be formed at a selected surface of a fluid medium capable of altering its physical state in response to appropriate synergistic stimulation by impinging radiation, particle bombardment or chemical reaction, successive adjacent laminae, representing corresponding successive adjacent cross-sections of the object, being automatically formed and integrated together to provide a step-wise laminar buildup of the desired object, whereby a three-dimensional object is formed and drawn from a substantially planar surface of the fluid medium during the forming process.

Title
Apparatus for production of three-dimensional objects by stereolithography
Application Number
6/638905
Publication Number
4575330
Application Date
August 8, 1984
Publication Date
March 11, 1986
Inventor
Charles W Hull
Arcadia
CA, US
Agent
Fulwider Patton Rieber Lee & Utecht
Assignee
UVP
CA, US
IPC
G03C 00/00
B29D 11/00
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