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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 […]

3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping: What’s the Difference?

3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping: What’s the Difference?

New to 3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping? Here are the differences. According to NeoMetrix Technologies: “3D printing and rapid prototyping are often confused as the same thing, however they are somewhat different. 3D printing is a method of additive manufacturing, whereas rapid prototyping is an application of this technology. 3D printing is a newer, more […]