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Trends in the Domain of Rapid Rototyping: A Review

Manu Srivastava1 , Utkarsh Singh1, and Ramkrishna Yashaswi2
1.Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, New Delhi
2.Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad

Abstract—RP answers the need of green manufacturing which is the need of hour in the manufacturing sector. A large number of commercially viable RP techniques are available in the market today. This paper attempts to introduce and review the newer RP technologies. It summarizes the applications of different commercial RP technologies available. It finally recognizes the current challenges in this field and suggests probable solutions based on extensive literature survey.

Index Terms—RP, SLS, SLA, 3DP, SDM, LENS, FDM, RP classification, RP applications

Cite: Manu Srivastava, Utkarsh Singh and Ramkrishna Yashaswi, "Trends in the Domain of Rapid Rototyping: A Review," International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics Research, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 747-752, July 2014.