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Rapid Development David P Pollock 28 JUN 06
Agenda <ul><li>What is Rapid Prototyping (RP)?  </li></ul><ul><li>Why use RP </li></ul><ul><li>RP Technologies </li></ul><...
What is Rapid Prototyping?
<ul><li>Communications tool </li></ul><ul><li>Additive or subtractive process </li></ul><ul><li>Growing parts introduced i...
<ul><li>Additive not intended to replace all methods of part fabrication  </li></ul><ul><li>Limited material choices - add...
Why use RP?
<ul><li>A six month delay in production start can result in a 66% loss in gm* </li></ul><ul><li>80% of costs of NPD before...
<ul><li>Easy </li></ul><ul><li>Efficient </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Concurrent engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Accessible </...
RP Technologies
<ul><li>Build-up process </li></ul><ul><li>3-D Printing </li></ul><ul><li>Fused Deposition Modeling </li></ul><ul><li>Ster...
<ul><li>Developed by MIT  </li></ul><ul><li>Powder-adhesive process </li></ul><ul><li>Lowest cost technology </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>Similar to 3-D printing  </li></ul><ul><li>Fast for very small parts </li></ul><ul><li>Suitable for office use </l...
<ul><li>Most widely used process </li></ul><ul><li>Largest part size </li></ul><ul><li>High accuracy </li></ul><ul><li>Goo...
<ul><li>Large part size </li></ul><ul><li>High accuracy </li></ul><ul><li>Post-forming operations </li></ul><ul><li>Engine...
<ul><li>Similar to inkjet printing </li></ul><ul><li>UV curable resin </li></ul><ul><li>Lower cost than SLA </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Material removal process </li></ul><ul><li>4-axis high-speed mill </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lower equipment cost </li>...
Integrating RP Technology
<ul><li>Innovation Center </li></ul><ul><li>Experimental design facility </li></ul><ul><li>Manufacture one-off samples and...
<ul><li>Partnership - Hybrid Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Partner with capable supplier </li></ul><ul><li>Combine rapid ma...
Special Thanks: Todd Grimm, TA Grimm & Associates Photo Credits:  Castle Island Co., All Rights Reserved.
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  1. 1. Rapid Development David P Pollock 28 JUN 06
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>What is Rapid Prototyping (RP)? </li></ul><ul><li>Why use RP </li></ul><ul><li>RP Technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Integrating RP Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Rapid Prototyping?
  4. 4. <ul><li>Communications tool </li></ul><ul><li>Additive or subtractive process </li></ul><ul><li>Growing parts introduced in 1987 </li></ul><ul><li>Parts of any geometric complexity </li></ul><ul><li>Rapid tooling </li></ul><ul><li>VOC </li></ul>Rapid prototyping
  5. 5. <ul><li>Additive not intended to replace all methods of part fabrication </li></ul><ul><li>Limited material choices - additive </li></ul><ul><li>Parts will not be as durable </li></ul><ul><li>May require extensive secondary finishing operations </li></ul>Rapid prototyping
  6. 6. Why use RP?
  7. 7. <ul><li>A six month delay in production start can result in a 66% loss in gm* </li></ul><ul><li>80% of costs of NPD before detailed drawings released* </li></ul><ul><li>VOC – LEAN </li></ul><ul><li>Touch, feel, hold vs. 3D model </li></ul>Rapid prototyping *Copyright © 2002-2006  T. A. Grimm & Associates, Inc. All rights reserved.   
  8. 8. <ul><li>Easy </li></ul><ul><li>Efficient </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Concurrent engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Accessible </li></ul><ul><li>Iterations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Communicate ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VOC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sales </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Packaging </li></ul></ul>Rapid prototyping
  9. 9. RP Technologies
  10. 10. <ul><li>Build-up process </li></ul><ul><li>3-D Printing </li></ul><ul><li>Fused Deposition Modeling </li></ul><ul><li>Stereolithography </li></ul><ul><li>Selective Laser Sintering </li></ul><ul><li>Jetted Photopolymer </li></ul>Additive Rapid Prototyping
  11. 11. <ul><li>Developed by MIT </li></ul><ul><li>Powder-adhesive process </li></ul><ul><li>Lowest cost technology </li></ul><ul><li>Five times faster </li></ul><ul><li>Limited materials </li></ul>Rapid prototyping 3-Dimensional Printing
  12. 12. <ul><li>Similar to 3-D printing </li></ul><ul><li>Fast for very small parts </li></ul><ul><li>Suitable for office use </li></ul><ul><li>Polymer filament ribbon </li></ul><ul><li>Engineered materials: ABS, PC, PPS </li></ul>Fused Deposition Modeling - FDM
  13. 13. <ul><li>Most widely used process </li></ul><ul><li>Largest part size </li></ul><ul><li>High accuracy </li></ul><ul><li>Good surface finish </li></ul><ul><li>Liquid polymer – laser cured </li></ul><ul><li>Part size up to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>29” x 25” x 21” </li></ul></ul>Stereolithography - SLA
  14. 14. <ul><li>Large part size </li></ul><ul><li>High accuracy </li></ul><ul><li>Post-forming operations </li></ul><ul><li>Engineered resins – highest strength </li></ul><ul><li>Autoclave capable </li></ul><ul><li>Lower surface quality compared to SLA </li></ul>Selective Laser Sintering - SLS
  15. 15. <ul><li>Similar to inkjet printing </li></ul><ul><li>UV curable resin </li></ul><ul><li>Lower cost than SLA </li></ul><ul><li>Suitable for office use </li></ul><ul><li>Thin build layer – little post build finishing </li></ul>Jetted Photopolymer System - PolyJet TM
  16. 16. <ul><li>Material removal process </li></ul><ul><li>4-axis high-speed mill </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lower equipment cost </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Non-proprietary materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No post-finishing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bridge tooling </li></ul></ul>Subtractive Rapid Prototyping - SRP
  17. 17. Integrating RP Technology
  18. 18. <ul><li>Innovation Center </li></ul><ul><li>Experimental design facility </li></ul><ul><li>Manufacture one-off samples and small lot parts </li></ul><ul><li>Easy-to-use equipment eliminating need for machinist </li></ul><ul><li>Rapid prototyping equipment </li></ul>Rapid Development
  19. 19. <ul><li>Partnership - Hybrid Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Partner with capable supplier </li></ul><ul><li>Combine rapid machining with subtractive technology </li></ul><ul><li>Capacity exclusivity </li></ul><ul><li>Production level parts in production materials </li></ul><ul><li>Bridge tooling to manufacturing </li></ul>Rapid Development
  20. 20. Special Thanks: Todd Grimm, TA Grimm & Associates Photo Credits: Castle Island Co., All Rights Reserved.

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