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A colour image reproduction framework for 3D colour printing
Author(s): Kaida Xiao; Ali Sohiab; Pei-li Sun; Julian M. Yates; Changjun Li; Sophie Wuerger
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, the current technologies in full colour 3D printing technology were introduced. A framework of colour image reproduction process for 3D colour printing is proposed. A special focus was put on colour management for 3D printed objects. Two approaches, colorimetric colour reproduction and spectral based colour reproduction are proposed in order to faithfully reproduce colours in 3D objects. Two key studies, colour reproduction for soft tissue prostheses and colour uniformity correction across different orientations are described subsequently. Results are clear shown that applying proposed colour image reproduction framework, performance of colour reproduction can be significantly enhanced. With post colour corrections, a further improvement in colour process are achieved for 3D printed objects.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 October 2016
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 10153, Advanced Laser Manufacturing Technology, 1015318 (19 October 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2247467
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Kaida Xiao, Univ. of Science and Technology Liaoning (China)
Univ. of Liverpool (United Kingdom)
Ali Sohiab, Univ. of Manchester (United Kingdom)
Pei-li Sun, National Taiwan Univ. of Science and Technology (Taiwan)
Julian M. Yates, Univ. of Manchester (United Kingdom)
Changjun Li, Univ. of Science and Technology Liaoning (China)
Sophie Wuerger, Univ. of Liverpool (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10153:
Advanced Laser Manufacturing Technology
Bingheng Lu; Huaming Wang, Editor(s)

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