Tuesday, January 8, 2013

3D Printer and 3D Printing - Related Patents


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Patents Issued During 2012


Thermoplastic powder material system for appearance models from 3d ...
www.google.com/patents/EP1628823B8?cl=en
Grant - Filed 19 May 2004 - Issued 27 Jun 2012 - F. James Bredt - 3D Systems Incorporated
Thermoplastic powder material system for appearance models from 3d printing systems. EP 1628823 B8 (text from WO2004113042A2). Abstract. The present ...

Method and system enabling 3d printing of three-dimensional object ...
www.google.com/patents/EP2486547A1?cl=en
App. - Filed 5 Oct 2010 - Published 15 Aug 2012 - Guy Mori - 3D M.T.P. Ltd
Certain embodiments of the present invention seek to connect between architects, 3D printing services providers and 3D printer manufactures, e.g. using cloud ...

3d printing on a rotating cylindrical surface
www.google.com/patents/EP2459361A1?cl=en
App. - Filed 29 Jul 2010 - Published 6 Jun 2012 - Justin Elsey - Zydex Pty Ltd
A 3D printing device (100) adapted to make a solid object (111 A). The device (100) has a cylindrical surface ( 104) rotatable around an axis (122) of rotation, ...

Maleic anhydride copolymers as soluble support material for fused ...
www.google.com/patents/EP2514775A1?cl=en
App. - Filed 20 Apr 2011 - Published 24 Oct 2012 - Dr. Stefan Bernhardt - Evonik Röhm GmbH
The invention relates more particularly to a 3D printing process involving support materials which are easier to remove  than in the prior art. The support materials ...

Apparatus, method and multiport valve for handling powder in a 3-d ...
www.google.com/patents/EP2024168B1?cl=en
Grant - Filed 25 May 2007 - Issued 22 Aug 2012 - Thomas Davidson - 3D Systems, Inc.
[0003] Apparatus for carrying out 3D printing typically generate dust .... 9A is an exploded perspective view of a pogo PC board for a 3D printer, in accordance ...

Process for the production of a structure comprising crystalline ...
www.google.com/patents/EP2150621B1?cl=en
Grant - Filed 10 Apr 2008 - Issued 21 Nov 2012 - Günter BERTHOLDT - Bioregeneration Gmbh
producing a hollow mould (5) by means of a 3D printer (1) the 3D printer building up at least a part (2a, 2b) of the hollow mould (5) in layers from a modelling ...

Support Material and Applications Thereof
www.google.com/patents/US20120213976
App. - Filed 23 Feb 2011 - Published 23 Aug 2012 - Khalil Moussa - 3D Systems, Inc.
In one aspect, support materials operable for use in 3D printing systems are described herein. In some embodiments, a support material comprises a wax ...

Apparatus and methods for handling materials in a 3-d printer
www.google.com/patents/EP2450177A1?cl=en
App. - Filed 25 May 2007 - Published 9 May 2012 - Thomas Davidson - Z Corporation
[0004] Apparatus for carrying out 3D printing typically generate dust, which can ..... 1 is a schematic view of a 3D printer and accompanying powder handling ...

Build Material and Applications Thereof
www.google.com/patents/US20120231232
App. - Filed 9 Mar 2011 - Published 13 Sep 2012 - John Stockwell - 3D Systems, Inc.
In one aspect, build materials operable for use in 3D printing systems are described herein. In some embodiments, a build  material comprises an oligomeric ...

Apparatus and methods for handling materials in a 3-D printer
www.google.com/patents/US8185229
Grant - Filed 7 Jun 2011 - Issued 22 May 2012 - Thomas Davidson - 3D Systems, Inc.
Once all the available excess powder has been recycled from the various parts of the 3D printer, additional powder can be  added to the dispensing hopper 400 ...



Apparatus and methods for servicing 3D printers
www.google.com/patents/US8167395
Grant - Filed 19 Oct 2010 - Issued 1 May 2012 - William J. Fienup - 3D Systems, Inc.
... aforementioned apparatus and methods. The apparatus and methods involve 3D printing and servicing of the equipment used in the associated 3D printer.

Methods and apparatuses for printing three dimensional images
www.google.com/patents/US8243334
Grant - Filed 5 Jun 2009 - Issued 14 Aug 2012 - Kenneth A. Abeloe - Virginia Venture Industries, LLC Systems and methods for printing a 3D object on a three-dimensional (3D) printer are described. The methods semi-automatically or automatically delineate an ...

Method to create removable dental prosthesis, and the dental ...
www.google.com/patents/US20120261848
App. - Filed 22 Dec 2010 - Published 18 Oct 2012 - György Haraszati - Haraszati Gyoergy
Method according to claim 1 , characterized by that, the 3D printer (PRI) ..... “SLS” technology, possibly unification with a kind of adhesive material “3D Printing”.

Methods and system for enabling printing three-dimensional object ...
www.google.com/patents/US8175734
Grant - Filed 8 Oct 2009 - Issued 8 May 2012 - Effi Fogel - 3D M. T. P. Ltd.
... Which are typically not selected for 3D printing, are draWn in non-White. ... by means of said system 200 and printed by means of 3D printer 220 (FIG.

Fabrication of Non-Homogeneous Articles Via Additive Manufacturing ...
www.google.com/patents/US20120219698
App. - Filed 2 May 2012 - Published 30 Aug 2012 - David T. Chen - Chen David T, Steingart Robert
(d) using a 3D printer to deposit the pigment and/or the resin identified by the ..... it would be cumbersome to make a 3D printing machine including a different ...

Individually tailored soft components
www.google.com/patents/US20120232857
App. - Filed 6 Oct 2010 - Published 13 Sep 2012 - Rune Fisker - 3Shape A/S
3D printing a casting mold based on said casting mold CAD model, ..... The casting mold can for example be

manufactured on a 3D printer based on the digital ...

Individually tallored soft components
www.google.com/patents/EP2488341A2?cl=en
App. - Filed 6 Oct 2010 - Published 22 Aug 2012 - Rune Fisker - 3Shape A/S
3D printing a casting mold based on said casting mold CAD model, ... of the preceding claims, wherein the casting mold is provided by means of a 3D printer. 33.

Multi-view point 3D display apparatus
www.google.com/patents/EP2464131A2?cl=en
App. - Filed 6 Dec 2011 - Published 13 Jun 2012 - Jung-Mok Bae - Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
The 3D display apparatus of claim 7, wherein the holographic 3D printing system comprises: a light source unit (105)  comprising a plurality of color light sources ...



Single-Action Three-Dimensional Model Printing Methods
www.google.com/patents/US20120224755
App. - Filed 2 Mar 2011 - Published 6 Sep 2012 - Andy Wu
The system of claim 1 , wherein a physical model is generated using the 3D printing process on the 3D printer. 10. A

method for printing a 3D physical model ...



Orthodontic treatment aligners based on CT data
www.google.com/patents/US8296952
Grant - Filed 3 Nov 2008 - Issued 30 Oct 2012 - Alex M. Greenberg - Greenberg Surgical Technologies, Llc
Each video clip of each stage of the orthodontics is accomplished with a different aligner produced by the 3D printer. In one embodiment, as shown in FIG.

Improvements relating to user interfaces for designing objects
www.google.com/patents/EP2497042A2?cl=en
App. - Filed 4 Nov 2010 - Published 12 Sep 2012 - Assa Ashuach - Digital Forming Ltd
In different embodiment, the 3D printer is not attached to the rapid ... with the 3D tag attached is placed into a directory  where the 3D printing bureau can see it.

Optical shaping apparatus and shaping base
www.google.com/patents/US8113813
Grant - Filed 26 Jan 2010 - Issued 14 Feb 2012 - Hiroyuki Yasukochi - Sony Corporation
An optical shaping apparatus includes a light transmissive member, a shaping base, and a movement mechanism. The light transmissive member includes a ...

Graphical application system
www.google.com/patents/US20120219699
App. - Filed 20 Mar 2012 - Published 30 Aug 2012 - Bo Pettersson - Hexagon Technology Center Gmbh
Therefore, the layers are not restricted to parallel and equidistant slices as in conventional 3D printing, but the layers can be applied from various directions.



Three-dimensional nanostructured hybrid scaffold and manufacture ...
www.google.com/patents/EP2448608A1?cl=en
App. - Filed 25 Jun 2010 - Published 9 May 2012 - Flemming Besenbacher - Aarhus Universitet, Region, Midtjylland
To optimise the mechanical properties of scaffolds, another manufacturing method was tried out; rapid prototyping or 3D

printing. 3D printing resulted in very ...

3D-inkjet printing methods
www.google.com/patents/US8142860
Grant - Filed 19 Dec 2007 - Issued 27 Mar 2012 - Luc Vanmaele - Agfa Graphics NV
An inkjet fluid set for use in the method of 3D printing according to claim 1, the inkjet fluid set comprising: the two or more UV curable inkjet fluids each containing ...

White inkjet ink improved for dispersion stability
www.google.com/patents/US8287112
Grant - Filed 24 Oct 2007 - Issued 16 Oct 2012 - Frank De Voeght - Agfa Graphics Nv
It can be a temporary substrate, e.g. for transferring an image to another substrate after printing. Applications such as  3D-printing, direct printing on wooden ...

Image outputting apparatus and program
www.google.com/patents/US8159529
Grant - Filed 17 Jan 2008 - Issued 17 Apr 2012 - Hideaki Yoshida - Olympus Imaging Corp., Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd., Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
... Feb 1, 1994, Jun 13, 1995, Image Technology International, Inc. Dual mode 2D/3D printer ...

Colored photovoltaic modules and methods of construction
www.google.com/patents/US20120247541
App. - Filed 2 Apr 2012 - Published 4 Oct 2012 - Gerald R. WOOTTON - Ats Automation Tooling Systems Inc.
... 2D and 3D printing, SLA (Selective Laser Augmentation) or SLS (Selective Laser Sintering) to create an optical structure within a PV laminate assembly; ...



Three-dimensional printing material system with improved color, ...
www.google.com/patents/US8167999
Grant - Filed 10 Jan 2008 - Issued 1 May 2012 - Amir Alam - 3D Systems, Inc.
... Aug 21, 2002, Water-based material systems and methods for 3D printing ...

Three dimensional printing material system and method using ...
www.google.com/patents/US8157908
Grant - Filed 28 Jan 2011 - Issued 17 Apr 2012 - Derek X. Williams - 3D Systems, Inc.
... Aug 21, 2002, Water-based material systems and methods for 3D printing ...

Apparatus and method for evaluating hologram image recording medium
www.google.com/patents/US20120250123
App. - Filed 30 Jan 2012 - Published 4 Oct 2012 - Shohei Fujii - Tdk Corporation
This is generally referred to as a holographic 3D printer or the like, which is ... In contrast to this, the holographic 3D printer is configured to continuously record ...

Laser printing system and laser printing method
www.google.com/patents/US8199183
Grant - Filed 24 Oct 2008 - Issued 12 Jun 2012 - Hiroshi Hosen - Suntory Holdings Limited
This printing is often performed by employing a system of 3D printing ... HoWever, in this case, 3D printing is necessary to enable the sight impaired to read it.

PAEK powder, in particular for the use in a method for a ...
www.google.com/patents/US8299208
Grant - Filed 4 Nov 2010 - Issued 30 Oct 2012 - Martin Leuterer - Eos Gmbh Electro Optical Systems
... known under the names 3D-laser sintering, 3D-laser melting or 3D-printing. Here, metals, ceramics and last but not

least plastics are used as basic materials.

Support material removing method
www.google.com/patents/US20120238186
App. - Filed 23 Dec 2011 - Published 20 Sep 2012 - Yoshihisa ASAI - Macoho Co., Ltd.
In the past, there have been proposals of a three-dimensional forming device (commonly known as a 3D printer) which forms a three-dimensional object by an ...

Powdery composition of a polymer and a flameproofing agent ...
www.google.com/patents/US8119715
Grant - Filed 10 Aug 2010 - Issued 21 Feb 2012 - Sylvia Monsheimer - Evonik Degussa GmbH
The method of claim 13, wherein the moldings are produced by selective laser sintering, selective inhibition of the bonding of powders, 3D printing, or a ...



Automated 3D build processes
www.google.com/patents/US8226395
Grant - Filed 9 Nov 2011 - Issued 24 Jul 2012 - Charles E. Pax - MakerBot Industries
5,2010 12:10:55 PM] Open Source R l t d U S A l_ t_ D t 3D printing research and design Apr. 22, 2009 , all. eae .. pp1ca10n aa . . . . (Continued) (63) ...





Three dimensional printing system and method
www.google.com/patents/EP1623816B1?cl=en
Grant - Filed 9 Sep 1999 - Issued 7 Nov 2012 - Timothy C. Anderson - 3D Systems Incorporated
EXAMPLE 7; [0068] Using the same particulate material and aqueous fluid used in Example 5, above, an article was printed using a Z402 3D printer (beta ...

3d image displaying apparatus, 3d image displaying method, and 3d ...
www.google.com/patents/US20120249529
App. - Filed 22 Feb 2012 - Published 4 Oct 2012 - Tetsuya Matsumoto - Fujifilm Corporation
In addition, 3D printing technology for printing 3D images based on a similar principle concerning lenticular lenses has

been proposed. Since the third ...

Computer-aided Fabrication Of A Removable Dental Prosthesis
www.google.com/patents/US20120277899
App. - Filed 16 Jul 2012 - Published 1 Nov 2012 - Andrew Youngho Chun
The three dimensional digital model of the dental prosthesis is printed using a three dimensional (3D) printer using a biologically safe material to create a ...

Apparatus for three dimensional printing using imaged layers
www.google.com/patents/US8119053
Grant - Filed 28 Nov 2007 - Issued 21 Feb 2012 - Bryan Bedal - 3D Systems, Inc.
The prior art 3D printing systems that require heat to join the materials together ... of actuators to generate parts; resulting in a 3D printer Which is generally too ...

Method of preparing a medical restraint
www.google.com/patents/US8320648
Grant - Filed 30 Jan 2007 - Issued 27 Nov 2012 - Michael Mailling - Axellis Ventures Ltd, Axellis Limited
Examples of preferred techniques include 3D printing techniques, including colour 3D printing, stereolithography (SLA), vacuum casting, selective laser sintering ...



User interfaces for designing objects
www.google.com/patents/US20120281013
App. - Filed 4 Nov 2010 - Published 8 Nov 2012 - Assa Ashuach - Digital Forming Ltd
This file can then be sent to the 3D printer and the object/product can be printed ... tag attached is placed into a directory where the 3D printing bureau can see it.

3D object fabrication methods and systems
www.google.com/patents/US8155774
Grant - Filed 5 Nov 2007 - Issued 10 Apr 2012 - Jeng-Feng Wu - Industrial Technology Research Institute
Conventionally, 3D formation of images comprises laser rapid prototyping, 3D printing, and laser dust sinter and so on.
With respect to restrictions of the ...

Direct printing of a desired or multiple appearances of object in ...
www.google.com/patents/US8194280
Grant - Filed 31 Jan 2007 - Issued 5 Jun 2012 - Tetsuhiro Kodera - Konica Minolta Laboratory U.S.A., Inc.
... 6-in-1, /* Enable 3D printing */ /* Set viewing angle data */ /* Set image combination */ Note that the viewing angles may be set in PJL by specifying a plurality ...



Ink providing etch-like effect for printing on ceramic surfaces
www.google.com/patents/US8163077
Grant - Filed 28 Sep 2006 - Issued 24 Apr 2012 - Gera Eron - Yissum Research Development Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, DIP Tech. Ltd.
By random algorithm it also controls the shape (tops and lows) of the 3D printing to eliminate repetitive pattern of the printing and therefore control the light ...

Cement-based materials system for producing ferrous castings using ...
www.google.com/patents/US8211226
Grant - Filed 15 Jan 2010 - Issued 3 Jul 2012 - James F. Bredt - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
In practice, however, the mixtures in the preferred embodiment may be cycled in a 3D Printer many times over several weeks without noticeably degrading in ...

Slip for the preparation of dental ceramics by a hot-melt inkjet ...
www.google.com/patents/US8133831
Grant - Filed 7 Jul 2009 - Issued 13 Mar 2012 - Jurgen Laubersheimer - Ivoclar Vivadent AG
stereolithography, 3D printing and inkj et modelling. ... 6,117,612 A) 3D printing is also a Widespread process for the preparation of ceramic compacts.

Method of Forming Patient Specific Implants with Improved ...
www.google.com/patents/US20120251980
App. - Filed 29 Feb 2012 - Published 4 Oct 2012 - Jeffrey A. Bassett - Zimmer Dental, Inc.
... also be possible to shape the foamed polymer with desired dimensions by using rapid prototype processes such as 3D printing or selective laser sintering.

Function-based representation of n-dimensional structures
www.google.com/patents/US20120287129
App. - Filed 20 Jul 2012 - Published 15 Nov 2012 - Mark Ganter - University Of Washington
For example, in an ongoing project, we are using 3D printing (rapid prototyping) to fabricate models of anatomical joints from the CAD models derived using a ...

Method for producing a component with at least one element ...
www.google.com/patents/US20120266439
App. - Filed 6 Apr 2012 - Published 25 Oct 2012 - Peter Geiger - Mtu Aero Engines Gmbh
In the case of 3D printing, the pulverulent layer is solidified in that a binding agent is selectively introduced into the regions belonging to the component.

Phased array antenna with lattice transformation
www.google.com/patents/US8188932
Grant - Filed 12 Dec 2007 - Issued 29 May 2012 - Robert T. Worl - The Boeing Company
In 3D printing combined With modified lost-Wax manufacturing, a 3D CAD solid model file is used to produce a pattern using a 3D printer. This pattern is then ...

Separator for a release valve
www.google.com/patents/US8240333
Grant - Filed 7 Jul 2009 - Issued 14 Aug 2012 - Phillip T. Yontz - Conbraco Industries, Inc.
The release valve according to claim 7, wherein the separator is formed from a 3D printing process, injectionmolding, or casting process. 9. The release valve ...

Method for adaptive construction of a small CIC hearing instrument
www.google.com/patents/US8199952
Grant - Filed 31 Jul 2008 - Issued 12 Jun 2012 - Artem Boltyenkov - Siemens Hearing Instruments, Inc.
7A and 7B, the commercially available 3D printer shown in FIG. ... use of support material with the known prior art 3D printer such as 39 (the known SLA Viper, ...


Methods and systems for specifying a blood vessel sleeve
www.google.com/patents/US8095382
Grant - Filed 31 Jul 2007 - Issued 10 Jan 2012 - Edward S. Boyden - The Invention Science Fund I, LLC
3D Printing is a term that ... (laminated object manufacturing), Titanium alloys (electron beam melting), and various polymers and other materials (3D Printing).



Interconnect structure and method for producing same
www.google.com/patents/EP2457719A1?cl=en
App. - Filed 24 Nov 2010 - Published 30 May 2012 - Leonardus Antonius Maria Brouwers - Nederlandse Organisatie voor toegepast- natuurwetenschappelijk onderzoek TNO
Such processes are known in the art known such as SLS, SLA or 3D printing, in an example an additive layer-wise manufacturing process comprises repeatedly ...

Tooth scaffolds
www.google.com/patents/US20120282573
App. - Filed 17 Jun 2010 - Published 8 Nov 2012 - Jeremy J. Mao - The Trustees Of Columbia University In The City Of New York
2 is photographs showing scaffold fabrication using a 3D printing system (Bioplotter™). Panel A shows the Bioplotter™ used to create the scaffolds; Panel B ...

Process for making reusable tooling
www.google.com/patents/US8137607
Grant - Filed 7 Nov 2006 - Issued 20 Mar 2012 - James Todd Kloeb - Ford Motor Company
Z-CorporationiZPrinter®310 Plus, Fast, Affordable 3D Printing (21) APP1- N05 11/557,203 System
http://WWW.zcorporation.com/products/printersdetail. _ asp?

Solid freeform fabrication of easily removeable support constructions
www.google.com/patents/US20120308805
App. - Filed 31 May 2011 - Published 6 Dec 2012 - Nadav SELLA
One SFF technique, known as 3D printing, is performed by layer-by-layer inkjet .... 1 is a schematic representation of a

3D printing system using solid freeform ...

A method and system for designing a dental restoration
www.google.com/patents/EP2501326A1?cl=en
App. - Filed 17 Nov 2010 - Published 26 Sep 2012 - Bastian Kirchner - 3M Innovative Properties Company
Machining may comprise material removal (like milling or grinding for example) or material build-up (like laser sintering or 3D printing for example. In one ...

Method and apparatus for three-dimensional printing
www.google.com/patents/US8147910
Grant - Filed 24 Feb 2009 - Issued 3 Apr 2012 - Eliahu M. Kritchman - Objet Ltd.
Embodiments of the present invention may provide a system and a method of 3D printing that eliminate the need for a leveling device. Layers may be dispensed ...

Machine tool method
www.google.com/patents/EP1787176B1?cl=en
Grant - Filed 26 Aug 2005 - Issued 4 Apr 2012 - Anthony Brown - Renishaw Plc
Other suitable rapid manufacturing and rapid prototyping techniques include 3D printing, selective laser sintering, stereolithography and laminated object ...

Concha-Fitting Custom Earplug with Flexible Skin and Filler Material
www.google.com/patents/US20120243701
App. - Filed 26 Mar 2012 - Published 27 Sep 2012 - Mark DeWilde - Red Tail Hawk Corporation
The device or a set of molds for the device are then created using 3D printing, also known as Rapid Prototyping. These systems employ Stereolithography (SLA), ...

Method and device for applying fluids
www.google.com/patents/US8096262
Grant - Filed 11 Feb 2005 - Issued 17 Jan 2012 - Ingo Ederer
... Aug 21, 2002, Water-based material systems and methods for 3D printing ...

Particle image velocimetry suitable for x-ray projection imaging
www.google.com/patents/US20120237104
App. - Filed 16 Sep 2010 - Published 20 Sep 2012 - Stephen Dubsky - Monash University
The sample comprised an optically opaque plastic arterial model, with an average diameter of 950 μm, manufactured using a 3D-printing technology. The model ...



Illumination system for use in a stereolithography apparatus
www.google.com/patents/EP2404221A1?cl=en
App. - Filed 8 Mar 2010 - Published 11 Jan 2012 - Theodoor Hubertus Jacobus Jamar - DSM IP Assets B.V.,

Nederlandse Organisatie voor toegepast -natuurwetenschappelijk onderzoek TNO
... use in a stereolithography apparatus. Stereolithography, also known as 3D-printing, is a rapid prototyping technology

for producing parts with high accuracy.

Ink jet recording medium with lenticular lenses
www.google.com/patents/US8142865
Grant - Filed 24 Mar 2010 - Issued 27 Mar 2012 - Katsuhito Suzuki - Seiko Epson Corporation
Background Art There is a method for the so-called 3D printing for rendering printed images observable three-dimensionally or as if the images are in motion, ...

3D Click to Buy
www.google.com/patents/US20120221433
App. - Filed 26 Aug 2011 - Published 30 Aug 2012 - Joseph Anthony Plattsmier - Plattsmier Joseph Anthony, Stewart Lee Martin
... to a virtual shopping cart, a electronic parts replenishment system, or 3D printing device. ..... onsite by sending the part's parametric information to a 3D printer.

Imager and method for consistent repeatable alignment in a solid ...
www.google.com/patents/US8221671
Grant - Filed 17 Sep 2007 - Issued 17 Jul 2012 - Charles W. Hull - 3D Systems, Inc.
... Apr 2, 2004, Z Corporation, Apparatus and methods for 3D printing ...

Shell and manufacturing method
www.google.com/patents/US20120251828
App. - Filed 18 Oct 2011 - Published 4 Oct 2012 - Shao-Ming Fu - Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
The 3D glass printing, known as a vitraglyphic process, is a process of creating a glass object with a 3D printer. In detail, spectrum glass and binder are mixed ...

Compositions and method for three-dimensional printing of solid ...
www.google.com/patents/EP1272334B1?cl=en
Grant - Filed 13 Apr 2001 - Issued 14 Nov 2012 - Timothy Anderson - 3D Systems Incorporated
The materials used in the present invention are capable of achieving much better performance in 3D Printing than those
presently used in the liquid binder ...

Anatomically customized and mobilizing external support, method ...
www.google.com/patents/EP2485666A1?cl=en
App. - Filed 30 Sep 2010 - Published 15 Aug 2012 - Roy BJÖRKSTRAND - Aalto University Foundation
According to one embodiment of the invention, the adapter components 31, 32 are manufactured using a 3D printer, or by

some other instant manufacturing ...

Anatomically customized and mobilizing external support, method ...
www.google.com/patents/US20120277744
App. - Filed 30 Sep 2010 - Published 1 Nov 2012 - Roy Björkstrand - Aalto University Foundation
According to one embodiment of the invention, the adapter components 31, 32 are manufactured using a 3D printer, or by

some other instant manufacturing ...

Activity history management for open overlay for social networks ...
www.google.com/patents/US8185584
Grant - Filed 31 May 2006 - Issued 22 May 2012 - Donald Fischer - Red Hat, Inc.
... 3D printer for chocolate is possible. sent by Bluelakoo 93 Views I 8 quips NASA will crash a spacecraft into the moon

in 2008 You'll be able to see the ...







Cartridge for solid imaging apparatus and method
www.google.com/patents/US8105066
Grant - Filed 17 Sep 2007 - Issued 31 Jan 2012 - Charles R. Sperry - 3D Systems, Inc.
... Apr 2, 2004, Z Corporation, Apparatus and methods for 3D printing ...

Stereolithographic Rocket Motor Manufacturing Method
www.google.com/patents/US20120285016
App. - Filed 23 Jul 2012 - Published 15 Nov 2012 - Jerome K. Fuller
Stereolithography uses a photopolymer and a curing mechanism. Fused deposition and 3D printing modeling rapid

prototyping processes melt plastic and inject ...

Perifusion device
www.google.com/patents/US8263389
Grant - Filed 30 Jun 2010 - Issued 11 Sep 2012 - Per-Olof Berggren - Biorep Technologies, Inc., University Of Miami
In one method, the valve manifold 212 is manufactured using 3D printing technology such as stereolithography (SLA) by

printing with a suitable material such as ...

Rapid-prototyped custom-fitted blood vessel sleeve
www.google.com/patents/US8147537
Grant - Filed 19 Jul 2007 - Issued 3 Apr 2012 - Edward S. Boyden - The Invention Science Fund I, LLC
3D Printing is a term that describes several similar technologies for machines that often operate in an oflice-like setting.

An inkjet system may be used to print ...

Apparatus and automated manufacturing device for producing a ...
www.google.com/patents/US8150145
Grant - Filed 30 Apr 2010 - Issued 3 Apr 2012 - Guylain Lemelin - CNCA Laser Co. Ltd.
... production of actual or virtual goods such as other crystal engraved items, busts or other shapes printed through some

type of 3D printing device, monochrome ...

Interactive mixed reality system and uses thereof
www.google.com/patents/US20120280988
App. - Filed 8 Apr 2011 - Published 8 Nov 2012 - Nikolaus Gravenstein - University Of Florida Research Foundation, Inc.
A physical mannequin and a physical syringe are also provided for CVL training. For the physical mannequin, a rapid

prototyping machine, such as a 3D printer, ...

Active blood vessel sleeve methods and systems
www.google.com/patents/US8163003
Grant - Filed 17 Sep 2007 - Issued 24 Apr 2012 - Edward S. Boyden - The Invention Science Fund I, LLC
3D Printing is a term that describes several similar technologies for machines that often operate in an oflice-like setting.

An inkjet system may be used to print ...

Providing erasable printing with nanoparticles
www.google.com/patents/US8289352
Grant - Filed 15 Jul 2010 - Issued 16 Oct 2012 - Jaron Jurikson-Rhodes - HJ Laboratories, LLC
... configured and integrated with a 3D printing, 3D manufacturing, or rapid prototyping device. FIGS. 2 c, 2d, and ...

Method for the production of an otoplastic device
www.google.com/patents/US20120269955
App. - Filed 4 May 2009 - Published 25 Oct 2012 - Beat Bleuer - Otoplastik Bleuer & Furst
The virtual earmold will be processed on the computer and “printed” thereafter on a 3D printer, which will stack a

plurality of extremely thin plastic layers one ...

Porous bodies and methods

www.google.com/patents/US8221694
Grant - Filed 11 Dec 2011 - Issued 17 Jul 2012 - Charles E. Ramberg - Errcive, Inc.
2009). R-1 Direct Metal Printer product description, ProMetal (Ex-One) downloaded from www.exone.com Mar. 2009.

S-15 3D printer product description, ...







Stereolithographic rocket motor manufacturing method

www.google.com/patents/US8225507
Grant - Filed 28 Feb 2008 - Issued 24 Jul 2012 - Jerome K. Fuller - The Aerospace Corporation
... be needed With the motor not even having an intake. Using other rapid prototyping techniques such as laser sintering

or 3D printing, small aluminum particles ...

Hand grip for a rollator, method for producing a hand grip and ...

www.google.com/patents/EP2535033A1?cl=en
App. - Filed 17 Jun 2011 - Published 19 Dec 2012 - Sara Brenden - Topro as
... the computer may be connected to a 3D printing device in order to generate a raw ... from the 3D laser scanner to give

corresponding signals to the 3D printer.

In-space processing and delivery system

www.google.com/patents/US20120292449
App. - Filed 20 May 2011 - Published 22 Nov 2012 - Joseph A. Carroll - Carroll Joseph A, Levin Eugene M, Pearson

Jerome
The system of claim 1 , wherein at least some parts of the new objects are produced by at least one of vapor deposit,

molten spray, and 3D printing. 15.

Stretchable sheets comprising a variety of layers and zones and ...

www.google.com/patents/US20120322333
App. - Filed 22 Jun 2012 - Published 20 Dec 2012 - Reuven Melamed - Tamicare Ltd.
The creation of such sheet or fabric is very similar to “3D printing.” Creating nonwoven disposable fabric, by using the

disclosed technology, is in fact 3D printing ...

Surface mapping by optical manipulation of particles in relation ...

www.google.com/patents/US8169600
Grant - Filed 14 Sep 2007 - Issued 1 May 2012 - Christopher Knutson - Arryx, Inc.
Alternately, components may be made by conventional machining, injection molding, 3D printing, photo-etching or other

techniques. The resulting sheets and a ...

UV and chemical cure blocking dental template

www.google.com/patents/US8235715
Grant - Filed 18 Dec 2008 - Issued 7 Aug 2012 - Eric Kuo - Align Technology, Inc.
One way of achieving this would be to produce the entire arch with a 3D printer, mask the tooth bodies from the

inter-tooth portions, and invest the tooth bodies ...

Implant pellets and methods for performing bone augmentation and ...

www.google.com/patents/US8128706
Grant - Filed 8 Jan 2009 - Issued 6 Mar 2012 - Darnell Kaigler, Sr. - Innovative Health Technologies, LLC
For example, conventional 3D printing manufacturing methods (described below) can be used to create fabric-like

patterns and are considered acceptable for ...

Capacitive detector for use in extrusion-based digital ...

www.google.com/patents/US8222908
Grant - Filed 16 Feb 2010 - Issued 17 Jul 2012 - Thomas P. Paul - Stratasys, Inc.
... manufacturing system commercially available under the trade designation “DIMENSION uPRINT” Personal 3D

Printer from Stratasys, Inc., Eden Prairie, Minn.

Optical system

www.google.com/patents/US8203702
Grant - Filed 14 Oct 2008 - Issued 19 Jun 2012 - David M. Kane - Areté Associates
41) quickly made on a so-called “3D printer”. Such a “3D printer” device is a variant of a stereo-lithography machine

that extrudes layers of plastic. (Ours uses the ...

Swirlers

www.google.com/patents/US8171734
Grant - Filed 29 Aug 2008 - Issued 8 May 2012 - Marie Ann McMasters - General Electric Company
These alternative rapid manufacturing methods include, but not limited to, Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), 3D printing,

such as by inkj ets and laserj ets, ...










Method for the layered construction of models

www.google.com/patents/US8122939
Grant - Filed 18 Aug 2011 - Issued 28 Feb 2012 - Rainer Hochsmann
... PUBLICATIONS Cima et al., “Computer-derived Micro structures by 3D Printing: Bioand Structural Materials,” SFF

Symposium, Austin, TX, published 1994.

Methods for changing the shape of a surface of a shape memory ...

www.google.com/patents/US8236226
Grant - Filed 22 Apr 2011 - Issued 7 Aug 2012 - Audrey A. Sherman - 3M Innovative Properties Company
... Aug 28, 1997, Dec 15, 1998, Optical 3D printer with extended angular coverage ...

Fast Image Enhancement and Three-Dimensional Depth Calculation

www.google.com/patents/US20120213436
App. - Filed 6 Jun 2011 - Published 23 Aug 2012 - Gene A. Grindstaff - Hexagon Technology Center Gmbh
Alternatively, 3D image data may be sent to a 3D printer, e.g. for standalone free-form fabrication of a physical model of

the image data. The present invention ...

Flame trap cartridge, flame arrestor, method of preventing flame ...

www.google.com/patents/US20120273239
App. - Filed 24 Apr 2012 - Published 1 Nov 2012 - Susan BRENNAN
For example, the foam material could be manufactured using Additive Layer Manufacture (ALM), 3D printing, laser

sintering (including direct metal laser ...

Methods of forming sheeting with composite images that float and ...

www.google.com/patents/US8111463
Grant - Filed 23 Oct 2008 - Issued 7 Feb 2012 - James P. Endle - 3M Innovative Properties Company
... Aug 28, 1997, Dec 15, 1998, Optical 3D printer with extended angular coverage ...



Method for manufacturing a product shell and structure

www.google.com/patents/US20120244321
App. - Filed 23 Oct 2011 - Published 27 Sep 2012 - Shao-Ming Fu - Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
In this embodiment, the 3D glass printing or glass embossing is achieved by 3D printing technology applied to glass, in

which powdered glass and cement ...

Cylindrical roller massage tool

www.google.com/patents/US20120310125
App. - Filed 9 Nov 2010 - Published 6 Dec 2012 - Wendell Hall
... shown embodiment, are spherical in shape and fabricated of viscoelastic polyurethane foam, silicone gel, and the like

using 3D printing, plastic mold injection, ...


Robot fabricator

www.google.com/patents/EP2537642A1?cl=en
App. - Filed 22 Jun 2012 - Published 26 Dec 2012 - Annan Michael Mozeika - Raytheon BBN Technologies Corp., iRobot

Corporation
In traditional 3D printing, designs must still be divided into parts for production ... Traditional 3D printing creates an

object from a base layer, moving upward, and ...

Direct inkjet fabrication of drug delivery devices

www.google.com/patents/EP2532349A1?cl=en
App. - Filed 1 Jun 2012 - Published 12 Dec 2012 - Jing Zhou - Xerox Corporation
[0030] Figure 1 is a block diagram of a 3D printer system 100 according to an ... 3D printer system 100 may include, for

example, controller 105, printing ...

Method of fabricating optical ceramics containing compositionally ...

www.google.com/patents/US20120225767
App. - Filed 4 Mar 2011 - Published 6 Sep 2012 - Richard L. Gentilman
1 illustrates the use of 3D printing in methods of the disclosure, according to a ... In some instances, a 3D printer may

perform one or more of these methods to ...

System and method for exchanging a battery of a hearing device

www.google.com/patents/EP2534714A1?cl=en
App. - Filed 11 Feb 2010 - Published 19 Dec 2012 - Bruno Gabathuler - Phonak AG
... a rapid prototyping process such as for instance selective laser sintering, stereolithography, photopolymerization, fused

deposition modelling or 3D printing.

Ink providing etch-like effect for printing on ceramic surfaces

www.google.com/patents/EP1928963B1?cl=en
Grant - Filed 28 Sep 2006 - Issued 21 Mar 2012 - Gera Eron - Dip Tech. Ltd., Yissum Research Development Company

Of The Hebrewuniversity Of Jerusalem
By random algorithm it also controls the shape (tops and lows) of the 3D printing to eliminate repetitive pattern of the

printing and therefore control the light ...

Electrochemical cells comprising porous structures comprising sulfur

www.google.com/patents/EP2471130A2?cl=en
App. - Filed 24 Aug 2010 - Published 4 Jul 2012 - D. John Affinito - Sion Power Corporation
3D printing is known to those of ordinary skill in the art, and refers to a process ... 3D printing can be used with a variety

of materials, including metals, polymers, ...

Methods and systems for manufacturing a structure having organized ...

www.google.com/patents/US8097336
Grant - Filed 10 Dec 2007 - Issued 17 Jan 2012 - Charles R. Owens
AM technology utilizing 3D printing may also be used Which brings the potential for production of intermediate and

finished fabrics according to the present ...

Imaging assembly

www.google.com/patents/EP2451630A2?cl=en
App. - Filed 2 Jul 2010 - Published 16 May 2012 - Omar Ahsan - 3D Systems, Inc.
7,261,542 describes a 3D printer system which does not require high ... [004] In 3D printing involving sintering, the

elevated temperatures required make ...

Rapid production of customized masks

www.google.com/patents/EP2490770A1?cl=en
App. - Filed 21 Oct 2009 - Published 29 Aug 2012 - E. Phillip Mark - Abio, Inc.
The first was 3D Printing (3DP), developed at MIT and licensed to Soligen Corporation, Extrude Hone, and others. The

ZCorp 3D printer, produced by Z ...

Direct inkjet fabrication of drug delivery devices

www.google.com/patents/US20120315333
App. - Filed 9 Jun 2011 - Published 13 Dec 2012 - Jing Zhou - Xerox Corporation
1 is a block diagram of a 3D printer system 100 according to an exemplary ... 3D printer system 100 may include, for

example, controller 105, printing apparatus ...












Rapid production of customized masks

www.google.com/patents/US20120305003
App. - Filed 21 Oct 2009 - Published 6 Dec 2012 - Phillip E. Mark
The first was 3D Printing (3DP), developed at MIT and licensed to Soligen Corporation, Extrude Hone, and others. The

ZCorp 3D printer, produced by Z ...

Container for an organ

www.google.com/patents/EP2510896A1?cl=en
App. - Filed 15 Apr 2011 - Published 17 Oct 2012 - The designation of the inventor has not yet been filed - Universität

Bern
3D printing is an additive manufacturing technology where a three dimensional object is created by laying down and

connecting (i.e. gluing) successive layers of ...

Primary particles coated with a chromophoric component
www.google.com/patents/US8329296
Grant - Filed 4 Mar 2009 - Issued 11 Dec 2012 - Elke Apel - Ivoclar Vivadent Ag
Both stereolithography and increasingly also 3D printing have proved to be important methods for preparing dental

mouldings from oxide-ceramic materials.

Imaging system for immersive surveillance

www.google.com/patents/US20120242788
App. - Filed 3 Apr 2012 - Published 27 Sep 2012 - Mark E. Beattie - The Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
... a glass-filled nylon material, formed by a technique called selective laser sintering (SLS), a type of 3D printing. The use

of SLS as a manufacturing technique ...

Curable composition

www.google.com/patents/EP2118169B1?cl=en
Grant - Filed 12 Mar 2008 - Issued 18 Jul 2012 - Carole Chapelat - 3D Systems, Inc.
... [3D printing, via laser, or digital UV cure]: the particular compositions described achieve the toughening phase

separation especially involving self-ordering of ...

Microfluidic mixer, method for mixing fluids

www.google.com/patents/US20120218857
App. - Filed 28 Feb 2012 - Published 30 Aug 2012 - Alexandra JOSHI-IMRE - Uchicago Argonne, Llc
... molding, and other 3D fabrication techniques such as 3D printing. The silicon substrate seen in FIG. 7A supports 4

mixing modules, in effect defining a ...

Radiation curable resin composition and rapid three dimensional ...

www.google.com/patents/US20120282439
App. - Filed 19 Jul 2012 - Published 8 Nov 2012 - Marco Marcus Matheus Driessen - Dsm Ip Assets B.V.
... production of three-dimensional shaped articles by means of layerwise imaging methods, such as stereolithography, 3D

printing and Digital Light Processing, ...

High troughput multiwell system for culturing 3D tissue constructs ...

www.google.com/patents/EP2404672A1?cl=en
App. - Filed 6 Jul 2010 - Published 11 Jan 2012 - Gustavo Andres Higuera - Universiteit Twente
3D printing is a form of additive manufacturing technology where a three dimensional object is created by successive

layers of material. [0033] Preferably a ...

Method, a system, and a computer program product for processing images

www.google.com/patents/US8290279
Grant - Filed 25 Feb 2009 - Issued 16 Oct 2012 - Avi MANDELBERG - WaniB
Such moving part may, for example, be a part of a printer 250 of system 200, of a 3D printer, of a material cutting

module, and so forth. According to an ...





Shaded zirconium oxide articles and methods

www.google.com/patents/US8178012
Grant - Filed 13 Mar 2007 - Issued 15 May 2012 - Ajmal Khan - Ivoclar Vivadent AG
... laser sintering (SLS), electrophoretic deposition(EPD), robocasting, fused deposition modeling (FDM), laminated object

manufacturing (LOM), or 3D printing.

Outlet for a washing installation

www.google.com/patents/EP2496360A2?cl=en
App. - Filed 4 Nov 2010 - Published 12 Sep 2012 - José Diogo Domingues dos Santos CORTE REAL - Creaholic SA,

Robert Bosch GmbH
... or "not separable without destroying all or parts of the cartridge". Fabrication "in one piece" can be realised, for

example, by a 3D printing process.

Soluble material and process for three-dimensional modeling

www.google.com/patents/US8227540
Grant - Filed 9 Jul 2010 - Issued 24 Jul 2012 - William R. Priedeman - Stratasys, Inc.
... FDM® Titan, Stratasys FDM® Vantage, and Stratasys FDM® Maxum; and “Dimension SST 3D Printer”; all available

from Stratasys, Inc., Eden Prairie, Minn.



A system comprising a rapid prototyping device and a material ...
www.google.com/patents/EP2463081A1?cl=en
App. - Filed 9 Dec 2010 - Published 13 Jun 2012 - The designation of the inventor has not yet been filed - 3M Innovative

Properties Co.
Therefore the device 100 may be generally referred to as "3D printer". In particular the device 100 is preferably adapted

to build up a mechanically stable ...

Powder for rapid prototyping and associated production method
www.google.com/patents/US8313087
Grant - Filed 21 Mar 2005 - Issued 20 Nov 2012 - Peter Hesse - Eos Gmbh Electro Optical Systems
... for instance, known under the designations 3D laser sintering, 3D laser melting, or 3D printing. The invention relates in

particular to a powder for use in such a ...

Block copolymers of polycaprolactone and poly (propylene fumarate)
www.google.com/patents/EP1812481B1?cl=en
Grant - Filed 18 Nov 2005 - Issued 11 Jan 2012 - L. Bradford Currier - Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And

Research
of two typical copolymer scaffolds (a: copolymer 1; b: copolymer 6) made using solid freeform fabrication (SFF)

technique, i.e., 3D printing and injection molding.

Defining the volumetric dimensions and surface of a compensator
www.google.com/patents/US20120253495
App. - Filed 31 Mar 2011 - Published 4 Oct 2012 - Michael J. Hudson - Axellis Ventures Ltd.
If the compensator is to be produced using 3D printing techniques, the points will ... a 3D printer would be the direction

indicated by the facet normal statement.







Particle image velocimetry suitable for x-ray projection imaging
www.google.com/patents/EP2478379A1?cl=en
App. - Filed 16 Sep 2010 - Published 25 Jul 2012 - Stephen Dubsky - Monash University
The sample comprised an optically opaque plastic arterial model, with an average diameter of 950 pm, manufactured

using a 3D-printing technology. The model ...

Methods and systems for modeling a physical object
www.google.com/patents/US8260589
Grant - Filed 24 Dec 2009 - Issued 4 Sep 2012 - Gurunathan Saravana Kumar - Indian Institute Of Technology Madras
... form techniques selected from the group consisting of 3D printing, fused deposition, stereolithography, selective laser

sintering, and direct material deposition.



Selective deposition modeling methods for improved support-object ...
www.google.com/patents/US8318076
Grant - Filed 15 Jun 2010 - Issued 27 Nov 2012 - Rajeev Kulkami - 3D Systems, Inc.
Selective deposition modeling, sometimes referred to as 3D printing, is generally described in prior art patents, that

include, but are not limited to, U.S. Pat. Nos.

Optical sheet for graphic image displays
www.google.com/patents/US20120257376
App. - Filed 5 Apr 2012 - Published 11 Oct 2012 - Adel Fawzy Bastawros - Sabic Innovative Plastics Ip B.V.
... microstructures can be constructed using alternative techniques such as successive layer deposition similar to that used

in rapid prototyping and 3D printing, ...





Method for producing a dentist tool
www.google.com/patents/US20120270176
App. - Filed 15 Jun 2012 - Published 25 Oct 2012 - Evelyne JACQUEMYNS - Den-Mat Holdings, Llc
This can be done by any known means such as a CAD/CAM system, rapid prototyping or 3D printing. When multiple

guiding means have been determined, ...











Functional materials with controllable viscosity
www.google.com/patents/US20120289657
App. - Filed 4 Jan 2011 - Published 15 Nov 2012 - Christopher Barner-Kowollik - Evonik Roehm Gmbh
... decrosslinking materials described herein can be found in the area of FDM (fused deposition modelling) or in 3D

printing by ink-jet methods with low-viscosity ...

Method for enforcing a minimum font size

www.google.com/patents/EP2402852A2?cl=en
App. - Filed 6 Jun 2011 - Published 4 Jan 2012 - Xiaonong Zhan - Konica Minolta Laboratory U.S.A., Inc.
... a solid ink printer, a plotter, a three-dimensional (3D) printer, etc. The computing device (102) may include a printer

driver (104) and a user application (110).





Patterned sling implant

www.google.com/patents/EP2509534A1?cl=en
App. - Filed 9 Dec 2010 - Published 17 Oct 2012 - C. Robert Grant - AMS Research Corporation
The direct extrusion or 3D printing method creates the structure by pushing a thermoplastic above the melting point and

out of a small orifice or nozzle device 54, ...

Image projection system for projecting image on the surface of an ...

www.google.com/patents/EP2438880A1?cl=en
App. - Filed 5 Oct 2010 - Published 11 Apr 2012 - The designation of the inventor has not yet been filed - Universität Bern
2 , the image projector 3 or image overlay device comprises a protective housing, e.g. designed and manufactured using

3D printing rapid prototyping. A hand ...

Tooth scaffolds

www.google.com/patents/EP2442747A1?cl=en
App. - Filed 17 Jun 2010 - Published 25 Apr 2012 - Jeremy J. Mao - The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of

New York
2 is photographs showing scaffold fabrication using a 3D printing system. (Bioplotter™). Panel A shows the Bioplotter™

used to create the scaffolds; Panel B ...

System and method for designing post and core

www.google.com/patents/EP2400919A1?cl=en
App. - Filed 25 Feb 2010 - Published 4 Jan 2012 - Tais Clausen - 3Shape A/S
The final restoration 3D design is then manufactured e.g. using a milling machine, 3D printer, rapid prototyping

manufacturing or other manufacturing equipment.



















Issues During 2001

3D Printer Patents
Method and equipment for printing 3-d stereograph
www.google.com/patents/EP0601208B1?cl=en
Grant - Filed 29 Jun 1993 - Issued 28 Nov 2001 - Toshiro Akira - Noritsu Koki Co., Ltd.
[0027] In order to improve the finish of 3D photographs, in the 3D printing apparatus of the present invention, shift in the key subject belonging to the principal ...


www.google.com/patents/EP0644809B1?cl=en
Grant - Filed 4 Jun 1993 - Issued 25 Jul 2001 - David Brancazio - Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
[0057] Use of spherical powder offers special advantages for 3D printing. Spherical powders are known for producing low cohesive strength powder assemblies ...

Three-dimensional printing techniques
www.google.com/patents/EP1099534A2?cl=en
App. - Filed 4 Jun 1993 - Published 16 May 2001 - David Brancazio - Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
[0047] Use of spherical powder offers special advantages for 3D printing. Spherical powders are known for producing low cohesive strength powder assemblies ...

3D photographic printer using a video monitor for exposure
www.google.com/patents/US6226093
Grant - Filed 16 Feb 1996 - Issued 1 May 2001 - Allen K. Wah Lo
... Feb 20, 1990, Jul 2, 1991, Lentec Corporation, Dual stage 3D printer ... Inc. Key-subject alignment method and printer for 3D printing utilizing a video monitor ...

3D photographic printer using a video monitor for exposure
www.google.com/patents/US6226093
Grant - Filed 16 Feb 1996 - Issued 1 May 2001 - Allen K. Wah Lo
... of a 1° highly complex optical and mechanical means as those used in a conventional 3D printer which makes 3D pictures from 2D images recorded on film.

Printing device having an output level compensation function
www.google.com/patents/US6283650
Grant - Filed 28 Jul 1997 - Issued 4 Sep 2001 - Akitoshi Yamada - Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
... Jul 9, 2007, Aug 3, 2010, Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd, Three dimensional (3D) printer system with placement and curing mechanisms ...

Storage container for inkjet cartridges having removable capping ...
www.google.com/patents/US6199973
Grant - Filed 3 Sep 1997 - Issued 13 Mar 2001 - Jordi Bartolome - Hewlett Packard Company
... Apr 2, 2004, Nov 6, 2007, Z Corporation, Apparatus and methods for 3D printing ...

Method and device for producing three-dimensional objects
www.google.com/patents/US6243616
Grant - Filed 30 Jun 1998 - Issued 5 Jun 2001 - Michael Droscher - Huels Aktiengesellschaft
... Aug 30, 2004, Nov 28, 2006, General Motors Corporation, Aluminum/magnesium 3D-Printing rapid prototyping ...

Translational inkjet servicing module with multiple functions
www.google.com/patents/US6193353
Grant - Filed 4 Mar 1998 - Issued 27 Feb 2001 - Joan Carles Vives - Hewlett-Packard Company
... Apr 2, 2004, Nov 6, 2007, Z Corporation, Apparatus and methods for 3D printing ...

Methods for making prosthetic surfaces
www.google.com/patents/US6177034
Grant - Filed 3 Apr 1998 - Issued 23 Jan 2001 - Thomas Ferrone - A-Pear Biometric Replications Inc.
... device, stereo lithographic device, 3D electroforming system, a laminated object manufacturing system, a solid ground curing device, and a 3D printing device; ...



Unitary capping system for multiple inkjet printheads
www.google.com/patents/US6220689
Grant - Filed 24 Jun 1998 - Issued 24 Apr 2001 - Scott D. Sturgeon - Hewlett-Packard Company
... Apr 2, 2004, Nov 6, 2007, Z Corporation, Apparatus and methods for 3D printing ...

Two stage print cartridge capping technique
www.google.com/patents/US6309044
Grant - Filed 10 Apr 1998 - Issued 30 Oct 2001 - Glenn W. Gaarder - Hewlett-Packard Company
... Apr 2, 2004, Nov 6, 2007, Z Corporation, Apparatus and methods for 3D printing ...

Printhead servicing technique
www.google.com/patents/US6270183
Grant - Filed 14 Jul 1998 - Issued 7 Aug 2001 - Glenn Gaarder - Hewlett-Packard Company
... Apr 2, 2004, Nov 6, 2007, Z Corporation, Apparatus and methods for 3D printing ...

Self-cleaning ink jet printer with oscillating septum and ...
www.google.com/patents/US6286929
Grant - Filed 29 Dec 1998 - Issued 11 Sep 2001 - Ravi Sharma - Eastman Kodak Company
... Apr 2, 2004, Nov 6, 2007, Z Corporation, Apparatus and methods for 3D printing ...

Ink jet printer with wiper blade cleaning mechanism and method of ...
www.google.com/patents/US6312090
Grant - Filed 28 Dec 1998 - Issued 6 Nov 2001 - Todd R. Griffin - Eastman Kodak Company
... Apr 2, 2004, Nov 6, 2007, Z Corporation, Apparatus and methods for 3D printing ...

Ink jet printer with cleaning mechanism having a wiper blade and ...

www.google.com/patents/US6241337
Grant - Filed 28 Dec 1998 - Issued 5 Jun 2001 - Ravi Sharma - Eastman Kodak Company
... Apr 2, 2004, Nov 6, 2007, Z Corporation, Apparatus and methods for 3D printing ...

Image processing method and apparatus
www.google.com/patents/US6301010
Grant - Filed 28 Sep 1998 - Issued 9 Oct 2001 - Koji Kajita - Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
FIG.3A image clk _n_n_n_n n_ FIG.3B OOOO O IMAGE DATA FIG.3C IMAGE DATA FIG.3D PRINTER IMAGE
DATA a FIG.3E FAX IMAGE DATA b a1 a2 a4 a5 id ...

Method for making a three-dimensional body
www.google.com/patents/US6193922
Grant - Filed 14 Jun 1999 - Issued 27 Feb 2001 - Ingo Ederer - Ingo Ederer, Notar Walter
... May 19, 2004, Aug 4, 2009, Z Corporation, Thermoplastic powder material system for appearance models from 3D printing systems ...

Continuous ink jet print head with fixed position ink gutter ...
www.google.com/patents/US6250736
Grant - Filed 4 Aug 1999 - Issued 26 Jun 2001 - Timothy J. Wojcik - Eastman Kodak Company
... Apr 2, 2004, Nov 6, 2007, Z Corporation, Apparatus and methods for 3D printing ...

Cleaning mechanism for inkjet print head with fixed gutter
www.google.com/patents/US6280014
Grant - Filed 14 Dec 1999 - Issued 28 Aug 2001 - Ravi Sharma - Eastman Kodak Company
... Apr 2, 2004, Nov 6, 2007, Z Corporation, Apparatus and methods for 3D printing ...



Binders for cores and molds
www.google.com/patents/US6299677
Grant - Filed 25 Jun 1999 - Issued 9 Oct 2001 - Calvin K. Johnson - Borden Chemical, Inc.
... May 19, 2004, Aug 4, 2009, Z Corporation, Thermoplastic powder material system for appearance models from 3D  printing systems ...

Micro pump and method of producing the same
www.google.com/patents/US6283730
Grant - Filed 16 Nov 1999 - Issued 4 Sep 2001 - Yasuhiko Sasaki - Hitachi, Ltd.
... Jun 28, 1999, Dec 26, 2000, 3D printing and forming of structures ...

Self-cleaning ink jet printer system with reverse fluid flow and ...

www.google.com/patents/US6290323
Grant - Filed 28 Sep 1999 - Issued 18 Sep 2001 - Ravi Sharma - Eastman Kodak Company
... Apr 2, 2004, Nov 6, 2007, Z Corporation, Apparatus and methods for 3D printing ...

Selective deposition modeling material
www.google.com/patents/EP1109870A1?cl=en
App. - Filed 10 Aug 1999 - Published 27 Jun 2001 - Noel Richard Leyden - Vantico AG
... Modeling (FDM), Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), and 3D Printing. ... Inc., Valencia, California; Genisys® 3D
Printer™ (technology purchased from IBM) from ...

Three dimensional printing material system and method
www.google.com/patents/EP1124688A1?cl=en
App. - Filed 9 Sep 1999 - Published 22 Aug 2001 - C. Timothy Anderson - Z Corporation
EXAMPLE 7. Using the same particulate material and aqueous fluid used in Example 5, above, an article was printed

using a Z402 3D printer (beta ...

Dynamic holographic video with haptic interaction
www.google.com/patents/US6211848
Grant - Filed 9 Feb 1999 - Issued 3 Apr 2001 - Wendy Plesniak - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Following user interaction with the display, WRM 225 may be instructed to send data representing the finished  holographic image to a 3D printer 250 (FIG. 2). 4.

Sheeting with composite image that floats
www.google.com/patents/US6288842
Grant - Filed 22 Feb 2000 - Issued 11 Sep 2001 - Jeffrey M. Florczak - 3M Innovative Properties
... Aug 28, 1997, Dec 15, 1998, Optical 3D printer with extended angular coverage ...

Material system for use in a 3D printing process
www.google.com/patents/EP1163999A2?cl=en
App. - Filed 22 May 2001 - Published 19 Dec 2001 - Dr. Jialin Shen - DaimlerChrysler AG
The material system comprising a bonding agent, a solvent and an optional filler for use in three-dimensional printing  processes, further includes two ...







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