Rapid prototyping and solid free form fabrication

J. G. Conley, H. L. Marcus

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This article will give a brief review of the start-of-the-art in commercial practice and advanced research in the field of Rapid Prototyping with special attention to the additive methods of Solid Free Form Fabrication. Recent applications of this technology in computer integrated manufacturing environments will be outlined. Future applications and research in new materials will also be addressed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)811-816
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Transactions of the ASME
Issue number4B
StatePublished - Nov 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering


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