So it's a self supporting shell? Or is it actually a monocoque, and can have these things added to it.Jersey Tom wrote:There are no internals.
I've seen the resin building quick-prototyping machines in use, and I think they are amazing. However, I don't think that they can produce the cleanliness that is necessary for aero testing. IE: The surface is rough.Ciro Pabón wrote:I read sometime ago that the parts are self-sustaining, made by stereolitography, kind of an ink jet printer that uses resin instead of ink.
They do it that way to assure a continuous flow of parts that are tested one after the other, because operating the tunnel costs a kidney and they are used in continuous shifts, 24 hours a day.
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