3d printed sand molds

Improving Foundry Production of Metal Sand Molds via 3D Printing

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…

The State of 3D Printing in Industrial Goods, Part One

As we have explored some niche industrial sectors, such as agricultural and heavy equipment manufacturers, we’ve learned that, while most of the leading companies in the sector use 3D printing…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 31, 2018

Happy Halloween, fair readers! We’re giving you a treat today instead of a trick – our latest edition of 3D Printing News Briefs. First up, Materialise has completed a mammoth…

ETH Zurich Students Cast Elaborate Metal Architectural Structures with 3D Printed Molds

The innovative researchers at ETH Zurich in Switzerland are becoming quite well-known for their advanced design and construction techniques, especially when it comes to their work with molds. 3D printed…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 20, 2018

We’ve got a lot of business news to catch you up on in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with an acquisition and a new agreement. 3D printing software provider…

BCI and Eaton Invest in Sand 3D Printing to Enhance New Product Development for Hydraulics

Bremen Castings, Inc. (BCI) was founded 78 years ago in Bremen, Indiana and acts as both a green sand foundry and a CNC machining shop. It’s known for its gray…

3Dealise and Arup Take a Hybrid Approach to Architectural 3D Printing

Generative design is a computational design approach that mimics the evolutionary designs of nature. Designers input their design goals and parameters into generative design software, which uses cloud computing to…

Investment Casting and 3D Printing: BFFs

Investment casting has been used for millennia. In this process a wax pattern is made. This is hardened, then the wax is vaporized. The resulting mold is then hardened once…

ORNL Turns to Neutrons to Investigate Performance of Engine Cylinder Head Made from 3D Printed Mold and New Aluminum Alloy

A research team from Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) worked with several industry partners to use a 3D printed sand mold and neutrons to investigate how a new high-performance aluminum…

French Company Sees Drastic Improvement in Production, Establishes Center for 3D Printing

VHM Fonderie, a French foundry and machining company, has reduced its manufacturing and production speeds by up to 5 weeks with the Stratasys PolyJet 3D printing solutions. The company, which…

voxeljet’s VX4000: The Largest Industrial 3D Printer Arrives & Ready to Report to Work in North America

Voxeljet’s arrival near Detroit most surely did not go unnoticed early last year, with a 50,000-square-foot facility opening in Canton, allowing many in the area to hope for a bright economical…

Build Castles at the Beach with 3D Printed Mathematical Sand Molds

Want to spend the last beautiful weeks leading into Fall relaxing at the beach but worried there won’t be enough mathematics there to keep you entertained? Fret no more! Professor Will…