The key benefits of 3D Printing, also known as additive manufacturing, can supplement or partially replace the casting method. Some castings are directly printed by metal powders, for example, titanium alloys, nickel alloys and steel parts. However, 3D Printing has found a unique position in other casting aspects, such as printing the wax pattern, ceramic shell, sand core, sand mould, etc. Also, 3D Printing is not just a manufacturing method, it will revolutionise the design of products, assemblies and parts, such as castings, patterns, cores, moulds and shells in casting production.
We are redesigning the future of castings and moulds into truss or spatially open and skeleton structures.3D Printing technology is having a significant impact on manufacturing, including casting production. Traditional casting methods are complicated and involve making a pattern manually or by machine, creating
a core and mould separately. Now everything is done by the 3D Printing process.
3D Printers create prototypes to determine if the design meets the clients' concept and functionality expectations. Alternatively, the prototype is used to test parts for their forming method and their ability to function with other elements in the assembly. Using printing technology called Rapid Manufacturing, the technology can produce cast parts. This process is called Rapid Casting.
Many materials are used in 3D Printing; however, we use metal powder-based filament for metal projects. 3D laser melting is used for superalloys, titanium alloys, steels, especially stainless steels and aluminium alloys.
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3D PRINTING Quality
The ability to reshape metal castings by shape and structure and the cores can be integrated into a single piece, making the part more accurate. Ensuring reduced stacking tolerances and improved dimensional accuracy. Since 3D Printing requires no tooling, The ability to reshape metal castings ,
by shape and structure and the cores can be integrated into a single piece, making the part more accurate. Ensuring reduced stacking tolerances and improved dimensional accuracy. manufacturers can reduce the time needed to produce parts, bypassing time-consuming and costly tooling production.
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RetroCast 3D Printing has 50+ years of experience in metallurgy and engineering. Retrocast 3D Printing is ready to support your next idea, concept, and innovation with this knowledge and expertise.
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