Additive Manufacturing News
Additive Manufacturing Resources
July 1, 2006
By DE Editors
The Kira Corp. (Kira, Japan) says that its PLT-20 KATANA paperlaminating concept modeler can produce 3D models reliably, cleanly, andquickly.
Kira claims that the models created by the PLT-20 offer a finishquality “far superior to many competitive offerings” due, in part, tothe system’s cutter-plotter ability to cut models slice by sliceefficiently. Users can also adjust quality, and speed can be adjustedbased on the specialty paper used or by choosing betweensingle-lamination or double-lamination. The PLT-20’s newly developedsoftware enables you to import STL files, adjust model layout, andcreate parting lines in five minutes, according to the company.
The PLT-20 KATANA is available with a one-year warranty, starter kits,and system software for approximately $35,000. For complete details andto find local distrubtors, click here.
Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.