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Stereolithographic Processes

  • Paulo Jorge Bártolo
Chapter

Abstract

Stereolithography is an important additive manufacturing process process that creates three-dimensional solid objects in a multi-layer procedure through the selective photo-initiated cure reaction of a polymer. Substantial progress has been made in the field of stereolithography and this chapter aims at outlining some of the most significant technological changes, discussing novel curing mechanisms, materials and applications.

Keywords

Additive Manufacture Liquid Crystalline Polymer Excited Triplet State Unsaturated Polyester Resin Liquid Resin 
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  1. 1.Centre for Rapid and Sustainable ProductPolytechnic Institute of LeiriaLeiriaPortugal

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