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1. (WO2018199943) PRINTING CONDUCTIVE ELEMENTS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/199943    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/029642
Publication Date: Fri Nov 02 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Apr 27 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: B29C 64/393
B33Y 50/02
Applicants: HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P.
Inventors: CHAFFINS, Sterling
SAKSA, Thomas A.
DEKAM, Kevin P.
MCMAHON, Terry
SCHULTE, Donald W.
BARONE, Jami Ryan
PEDERSON, Douglas
Title: PRINTING CONDUCTIVE ELEMENTS
Abstract:
In an example, an apparatus includes processing circuitry comprising a model assessment module to identify an indication of a conductive element within object model data representing an object to be printed and a print instruction module to generate print instructions to generate the object. The print instructions may include an instruction to print conductive agent to form the conductive element and an instruction to print a fusing agent comprising an instruction to reduce an amount of fusing agent to be printed in a region of the conductive element compared to at least one other region of the object.