A discussion of the rapid tooling (RT) technologies under development and in use for the timely production of moulds and manufacturing tools. It describes applications within various leading companies and guides product and manufacturing process development groups on ways to reduce investments of money and time.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Product dimensions:||7.25(w) x 10.25(h) x 1.00(d)|
Table of Contents
Process modelling; rapid product development; rapid soft tooling and rapid bridge tooling; rapid production tooling; ceramic composite tooling from RP&M models; nickel vapour deposition technology; the express tool process; an automotive perspective to rapid tooling; rapid tooling in the medical device industry; the role of rapid tooling in investment casting applications; the future of rapid manufacturing.