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Improving Foundry Production of Metal Sand Molds via 3D Printing

Improving Foundry Production of Metal Sand Molds via 3D Printing

3D Printing has been a game-changer for many industries, including forging. According to 3DPrint.com: “Saptarshee Mitra has recently published a doctoral thesis, ‘Experimental and numerical characterization of functional properties of sand molds produced by additive manufacturing (3D printing by jet binding) in a fast foundry.’ Delving into hybrid casting and improved methods for creating metal […]

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THE SAMPLING PROCESS

THE SAMPLING PROCESS

Here is a breakdown of the sampling process. According to Casting Source: “Now that you have selected a foundry and procured the pattern and core boxes necessary to make your casting, what comes next? You are at a particularly important stage in the manufacturing process—the production of your first sample castings. As an industry standard, […]

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Rapid Prototyping

Rapid Prototyping

As 3D Printing has evolved, so has rapid prototyping. According to Autonomous Manufacturing: “Rapid prototyping has, since its inception, been one of the main advantages of additive manufacturing. While prototypes could take days, weeks or even months using earlier technologies, with additive manufacturing, prototypes can be produced virtually overnight, speeding up the product design and […]

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Difference Between CNC Machine Axes

Difference Between CNC Machine Axes

New to CNC Machines? Here are the differences between the axes. According to American Micro Inc: “CNC machines use a variety of different axes. But having more axes on a device is not necessarily better. Understanding the different axis counts used for CNC machining and their applications will make it easier to select the best […]

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DUCTILE CAST IRON MARKET

DUCTILE CAST IRON MARKET

Curious about the next trends in the ductile cast iron market? Consider this. According to EuroWire: “The report titled Global Ductile Cast Iron Market is one of the most comprehensive and important additions to QY Research’s archive of market research studies. It offers detailed research and analysis of key aspects of the global Ductile Cast […]

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Production Materials are Critical in Prototyping

Production Materials are Critical in Prototyping

When it comes to prototyping, the materials you use in production are vital. Consider this. According to Gerald Berberian with Machine Design: “At a Glance: Prototypes are designed to test fit, form and function. 3D printing offers an efficient way to create functional prototypes. There are advantages to using prototypes created with production materials. Why […]

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A 101 Guide to Sand Casting

A 101 Guide to Sand Casting

Looking to know more about Sand Casting? Consider this. According to Thomas Net: “For millennia, sand casting has offered an indispensable way to create large volumes of similar products around the world. Manufacturing and engineering companies value sand casting for its ability to produce highly complex casts that work with many different metal alloys for […]

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