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The value is not truncated even if the result is larger. The width is not specified in the format string, but as an additional integer value argument preceding the argument that has to be formatted. For integer specifiers d , i , o , u , x , X: If the value to be written is shorter than this number, the result is padded with leading zeros.
The value is not truncated even if the result is longer. A precision of 0 means that no character is written for the value 0. For g and G specifiers: This is the maximum number of significant digits to be printed.
By default all characters are printed until the ending null character is encountered. If the period is specified without an explicit value for precision , 0 is assumed. How Does Laser Sintering Work? While being built, LS parts remain encased in an unsintered powder bed, replacing the need for support structures.
Without support structures, designers can easily add undercuts and internal features and reduce post-processing time. Our quality systems ensure consistent handling and recycling of materials along with machine maintenance and process control limits.
This provides material traceability, mechanical property verification, dimensional and other performance criteria checks to ensure the parts we deliver meet customer specifications repeatedly. LS provides a full range of engineering-grade thermoplastics well-suited for high requirement applications.
Laser Sintering Quality Assurance Precise LS parts result from more than machine operations; they take a team of experts dedicated to the technology. At Stratasys Direct we work to validate all methods and materials in order to ensure perfect parts, every time. Years of experience working with LS has led us to develop excellent post-processing methods to offer functional and cosmetic component. We have nearly thirty years in the industry and a team of engineers ready to assist with every step of your project.
What geometries are best suited for LS? LS is ideal for components with extremely complex geometries, including parts with internal cavities. Parts that are produced with LS remain encased in powdered material, which is self-supporting thereby eliminating the need for additional supportive structures on or within the components.
Laser Sintering can produce a layer thickness of 0. We recommend all LS parts have a minimum wall thickness of 0. See the LS design guidelines for more details. The build platform for our largest LS machine is Parts that exceed those dimensions can be built in sections and bonded. Bonding lines introduce a degree of consistency in regards to mechanical performance. Bell Helicopter realized a significant lead time compression for their program by employing Laser Sintering to manufacture defog duct nozzles.
By using Laser Sintering to manufacture defog duct nozzles for their program, Bell Helicopter estimated a substantial cost avoidance because of the elimination of conventional tooling and rework. LS production parts can be strong, water and air-tight and made out of engineering-grade thermoplastics.