Date: 30 May 2002 13:52:12 GMT From: davehinznopsamcop.net Subject: Re: Saab airplane logo online?
Someone who looks an awful lot like Hale <halenopsamam.mail.com> wrote: >> (I wrote:) >> Here's the plan; I have a friend who has a machine which can make any >> shape out of various resins / plastics, > I wonder if your friend has a rapid prototyping machine, if so it is very easy. Yup, that's the beastie. > The image can be imported into a CAD software and then converted to a 3D digital > model. That file will then be converted to what's known as Stereolithograph > format which is used by a rapid prototype machine. The outcome is a 3 > dimensional resin model which can be used to make a female tool for investment > casting. The cost would be manpower mainly. I've got a friend who I may be able to convince to do the CAD file to feed into the RPM. It's not too complicated of an object, really, especially if we make the back perfectly flat. Dave