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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, Ralph D&apos Alessandro, February 27, 2001: US06193923 (147 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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Andre Luc Allanic, Philippe Schaeffer: Fast three-dimensional modeling method and device. 3D Systems, Ralph D&apos Alessandro, July 20, 2004: US06764636 (116 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns a fast three-dimensional modeling method comprising the following steps: a phase which consists in transforming the raw material in the work space (


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Mark Chung, Andre Luc Allanic: Sintering using thermal image feedback. 3D Systems, Michael Ervin, Ralph D&apos Alessandro, November 9, 2004: US06815636 (100 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for forming three dimensional objects by laser sintering that utilizes a broad area thermal vision system such as an infrared camera that can measure multiple temperatures across the target area and use that temperature data as feed back to a control system that both adjusts a ...


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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, Ralph D&apos Alessandro, January 21, 2003: US06508971 (80 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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Jeffrey S Thayer, Thomas A Almquist, Christian M Merot, Bryan J L Bedal, Richard N Leyden, Keith Denison, John S Stockwell, Anthony L Caruso, Michael S Lockard: Selective deposition modeling system and method. 3D Systems, Ralph D&apos Alessandro, October 23, 2001: US06305769 (73 worldwide citation)

A system and associated method for forming three-dimensional objects under computer control and from a material which may be rendered flowable and then dispensed on a layer-by-layer basis. The layers of the material solidify or otherwise physically transform upon being dispensed thereby forming succ ...


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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, Ralph D&apos Alessandro, December 9, 2003: US06660209 (61 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, Ralph D&apos Alessandro, August 7, 2001: US06270335 (57 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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Edward J Dacey: Method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for a control system in a selective deposition modeling system. 3D Systems, Ted Rittmaster, James E Curry, Ralph D&apos Alessandro, December 3, 2002: US06490496 (56 worldwide citation)

Techniques for controlling jobs in a selective deposition modeling (Selective Deposition Modeling) system. A client computer system can connect directly to a Selective Deposition Modeling system to work with a job queue located at the Selective Deposition Modeling system. Jobs in the job queue may b ...


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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, Ralph D&apos Alessandro, March 11, 2003: US06532394 (55 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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Raymond J Bishop, Michael A Everett, Arvind Chari, Timothy A Ferris: Rapid prototyping apparatus with enhanced thermal and/or vibrational stability for production of three dimensional objects. 3D Systems, Laura Bishop, Ralph D&apos Alessandro, July 17, 2001: US06261077 (49 worldwide citation)

A rapid prototyping and manufacturing (e.g. stereolithography) apparatus includes a secondary frame located within a primary frame of the system. The secondary frame defines an enclosure for housing a number of peripheral heat-producing components and peripheral vibration-producing components. The h ...