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Tesi etd-02122018-165950


Tipo di tesi
Tesi di laurea magistrale
Autore
ALDERIGHI, THOMAS
URN
etd-02122018-165950
Titolo
Metamolds: Computational Design of Silicone Molds
Struttura
INFORMATICA
Corso di studi
INFORMATICA
Commissione
relatore Dott. Malomo, Luigi
relatore Prof. Cignoni, Paolo
controrelatore Dott. Venturini, Rossano
Parole chiave
  • geometry processing
  • digital fabrication
  • additive manufacturing
  • 3D printing
  • metamolds
  • silicone molding
Data inizio appello
02/03/2018;
Consultabilità
parziale
Data di rilascio
02/03/2021
Riassunto analitico
We propose a new method for fabricating digital objects through reusable silicone molds. Molds are generated by casting liquid silicone into custom 3D printed containers called metamolds. Metamolds automatically define the cuts that are needed to extract the cast object from the silicone mold. The shape of metamolds is automatically designed through a novel segmentation technique, which takes into account both geometric and topological constraints involved in the process of mold casting. Our technique is simple, does not require to change the shape or the topology of the input objects, and only requires off-the-shelf materials and technologies. We successfully tested our method on a set of challenging examples with complex shapes and rich geometric detail.
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