How to cast metal parts directly using a 3D printed ‘High Temp’ resin mold

How to cast metal parts directly using a 3D printed 'High Temp' resin mold

Most makers will have experimented with using 3D printing to make molds for casting. Whether it’s making a 3D printed mold for festive chocolates, or using lost wax or PLA casting to make strong parts, the processes of 3D printing and casting have often been used in combination. Now, 3D printing company Formlabs has introduced a new method for casting metal parts using 3D printed molds. Using its High Temp Resin material, makers can easily 3D print molds for direct pewter casting. In a tutorial recently uploaded to its blog, Formlabs details the process of direct metal casting using […]

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