A colour image reproduction framework for 3D colour printing

Kaida Xiao, Ali Sohiab, Pei-li Sun , Julian Yates, Changjun Li, Sophie Wuerger

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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. © (2016) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSPIE Proceedings - Advanced laser manufacturing technology
Publication statusPublished - 19 Oct 2016

Publication series

NameAdvanced Laser Manufacturing Technology
PublisherThe International Society for Optics and Photonics
ISSN (Print)0277-786X


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