NOVELTY – The rapid prototyping of heat-sensitive resin by laser stereolithography comprises interaction of CO2 laser (10.8 micron wavelength) with high-viscosity e.g. epoxy resin. Also claimed is apparatus implementing the process. The apparatus has graphics software and variable-speed laser application with zonal curing, with an elevating platform. USE – In applied chemistry.
A89 (Photographic, laboratory equipment, optical – including electrophotographic, thermographic uses.); P55 (Soldering, welding metal (B23K).); X25 (Industrial Electric Equipment)