Title

A Manufacturing system for automated production of polystyrene molds

Document Type

Article

Date of Original Version

9-1-1996

Abstract

A compact automated system cuts complicated contours on prefabricated polystyrene blocks which are used as molds to cast Cerrobend, which is used as a shield in radiation therapy. The authors describe the development of the prototype, including details for machine configuration, motion planning and cutting experiments.

Publication Title

IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine

Volume

3

Issue

3

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