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What does RP stand for?

RP stands for Rapid Prototyping

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CRP is a pioneer in rapid prototyping application, having started in 1996 as a spin-off from Roberto Cevolini & C when the technology was almost unknown in Italy," says Franco Cevolini, CRP's chairman and technical director.
Rapid prototyping progresses New Dimension BST and SST 1200 large-format 3D printers for rapid prototyping from Stratasys' Dimension Printing unit are priced under $30,000 and have 57% larger working envelope than previous models.
While this year's award winning plant--John Deere Foundry, Waterloo, Iowa--has definitely raised fine bar on rapid prototyping by producing an engineered component via traditional nobake molding in less than 12 hrs, its success also is one every metalcasting facility from green sand to diecasting and from steel to magnesium can relate to and learn from.
In that discussion, three panelists all agreed that the initial benefit that rapid prototyping offers is speed.