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Casting Goes Digital with Sand 3D Printing, Nondestructive Testing

Tooling & Equipment International (TEI) used to make tooling for castings. Now, it casts prototype parts in a digital workflow using 3D printed sand molds in combination with simulation software, CT scanning and X-ray technology.

Hoosier Pattern Enables the Design and Print of Intricate Geometries

RAPID 2020: Hoosier Pattern offers the use of 3D printing sand molds and cores that enable users to design and print geometrically intricate designs straight from a CAD file without sacrificing valuable costs and resources.

Additive Manufacturing and Metal Casting

How is additive manufacturing disrupting metal casting? A hybrid approach to consider.

Stainless Steel Pelton Runner Created with 3D-Printed Molds and Cores

A manufacturer in India reduced lead time and increased efficiency in delivering castings using sand 3D printing from Voxeljet to create tooling.

Video: Additive Manufacturing as an Alternative to Casting

Daan Kersten of Additive Industries discusses the promise of metal AM for production. Cost per piece can be lower than many expect.

Voxeljet's PDB Process Adapts 3D Printing for Casting

Rapid 2019: Voxeljet’s Phenolic Direct Binding (PDB) process produces complex casting molds and cores.

3D Systems ProJet MJP 2500 IC Intended for Investment Casting Wax Patterns

Designed for use by foundries, the 3D printer manufactures wax patterns, eliminating the cost and time of tooling and storage.

New Kimura U.S. Metal Casting Plant Relies Entirely on 3D Printing for Molds and Cores

Printing foundry molds and cores without hard tooling will speed leadtimes and make small quantities of castings affordable, the company says. Its proprietary process advances the detail and finish obtainable from casting using sand 3D printing.

Comparing Conventional and 3D Printing Processes for Sand Casting

New research shows surprising benefits for 3D-printed molds and cores over traditional casting processes.

Hoosier Pattern's 3D-Printed Sand Enables Complex Castings

Rapid 2018: Hoosier Pattern’s 3D-printed sand helps foundries produce complex castings and enables low-volume production and prototyping in a range of industries.

3D Printing Enables Casting in November Issue

The November 2017 issue of Additive Manufacturing magazine features a foundry augmenting its traditional operations with a robotic sand 3D printing system, among other stories.

Foundry Says Robotic Sand Printing a “Game Changer” for Metal Casting

The Hazleton Casting Company augments its traditional foundry operations with additive manufacturing. A new sand 3D printing system is expanding options for the foundry’s customers in areas including legacy tooling, product development and design complexity.

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