Specifications for 3-D Printing & Rapid Prototyping

Rapid Prototyping is an essential process in our casting services. With the ability to use 3-D design software and machines, we can rapidly produce prototypes for our customers to approve,

Functional PrototypesScale ModelsShort Run ProductionVisual Prototypes (Finite Element Analysis)
AgriculturalApplianceAutomotiveBuildingConstructionElectrical
EnergyHVACIndustrialMarineMedicalMilitary/Mil-Spec
MiningRailroad
(We can meet unique specifications of customers)ANSIASMEASTMISO 9001:2000Mil-Spec
3D Printing (3DP)CNC Machining
BearingsBrake CalipersBrake HousingsDiesel Engine ComponentsRailroad Components
AssemblyCastingMachining
Max: 500 UnitsMin: 1 UnitPrototype to Low Volume (Maximum quantity depends on complexity of pattern)
As little as 24 hours with 3-D model files
Spectrum Z™510
CimatronSolidWorks
2-D VectorASCIIAutoCAD (DWG,DWZ)BMPCADLCatia (CATDrawing,CATPart)
CGMDWGDXFEMFFAXGE33.1
GEOGEO33.21GIFHGLIGESInventor (IDW, IPT)
JPEGNFLOBJPARASLDPCTPCX
PDFPLTPNGPro-E or Pro/Engineer (DRW,PRT,XPR)RASSAT
SFXSolidEdge (DFT)SolidWorks (SLDPRT,SLDDRW,SLDDRT)STEPSTLSurfCam (DSN)
SVTGATIFFTXTVDAWMF
WRL
Core PlugsCoreboxesMock Up ModelsMold Cavity PrototypesPatternsPlastic Part Molds
Scale ModelsThermoformed Part Molds
Rapid-Prototyping

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