investment casting


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investment casting

[in′ves·mənt ‚kast·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
A casting method designed to achieve high dimensional accuracy for small castings by making a mold of refractory slurry, which sets at room temperature, surrounding a wax pattern which is then melted out to leave a mold without joints.
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This new material in the Somos additive manufacturing portfolio is used to make complex parts for investment casting applications.
To better address this hunger, the investment casting business began to provide customers with new educational and collaborative services and is being rewarded for the effort.
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The addition of new tools that facilitate High Pressure Die Casting and Investment Casting makes STAR-Cast v1.
The investment casting process used by the company is also known as the 'lost wax process' and is one of the oldest manufacturing methods, with examples of its uses going back several thousand years in the production of gold jewellery and statues by the Egyptians.
Used to form precise and intricate metal shapes, investment casting can offer tool and die makers, machine operations, and their customers considerable finishing plus savings of time, material and labor.
The process and production of mechanical parts through investment casting made from steel allowed us to save weight while at the same time achieving an optimized structural behavior with greater efficiency.
assisted a leading aeronautical instrumentation manufacturer in designing a jet aircraft's flight instrument housing, which takes full advantage of the investment casting process.
One involved investment casting and the other, metal-powder tooling produced by Keltool Inc.
Through investment casting design we are able to consolidate multiple parts into one casting, avoiding expensive labor for fabrication and welding," says Mark Straszheim, Alcoa Howmet account manager.
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was approached by a past customer about producing a plug component for an oil drilling application, he knew his facility's investment casting operation would be the perfect match.