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.

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ExOne’s 3D Sand Printing Network Expands Accessibility in North America

ExOne is a pioneer in sand 3D printing, licensed since 1996 to continue developing industrial inket 3D printing originally created by engineers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for. 3D Printers 3D Printing Business 3D Sand Printing Network Binder Jetting exone industrial 3d printing metal 3d printing metal casting S-Max sand 3D printer S-print sand 3D printer sand casting

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How Do 3D Printed Molds Stack Against Traditional Sand Casting Molds?

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ExOne Launches New Sand 3D Printing Network Powered by 40+ Industrial Binder Jetting Systems

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The ExOne Company formed a Sand 3D Printing Network, to allow manufacturers to access industrial binder jetting systems for creating sand moulds and cores. The post ExOne Launches New Sand 3D Printing Network Powered by 40+ Industrial Binder Jetting Systems appeared first on MANUFACTUR3D. GLOBAL NEWS ExOne industrial binder jetting systems North America Sand 3D Printing Network sand moulds and cores

ExOne Scout App to Monitor its Production Sand and Metal 3D Printers

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The ExOne Company announced the launch of ExOne Scout App to monitor its Production Sand and Metal 3D Printers through a wide range of digital devices. The post ExOne Scout App to Monitor its Production Sand and Metal 3D Printers appeared first on MANUFACTUR3D. Metal 3D Printing Sand 3D Printing SoftwareSOFTWARE TECH NEWS Binder Jetting ExOne ExOne Scout App Industry 4.0

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When Should 3D Printing Be Used in Sand Casting?

Sand casting is a technology with a long history, but it’s being reinvented by additive manufacturing. 3D printed sand molds allow for highly geometrically complex castings, and in a paper. 3D Printing 3D printed casting casting sand castingView the entire article via our website.

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Investigating Lightweight 3D Printed Structures for Sand Casting

In the case of sand molds, binder jetting is typically used; however, its high costs, due to expensive materials, need to be lowered, according. 3D Printing 3d printed lattice structures Binder Jetting lightweighting sand casting voxeljet3D printing is often used to produce molds for casting. View the entire article via our website.

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From Sand to Customer: Anton and Gerard Phillips, 3D Printing and Outsourcing

The post From Sand to Customer: View the entire article via our website. I wrote this story in a loft that used to be a Phillips factory. The iconic light tower, Lichttoren, was used to test lightbulbs while the factory below it was.

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Sand blasting 3d printed objects for matte surface finish

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Andreas Bastian made this guide for sand blasting 3d printed PLA objects to give matte surface finish with reduced visible layering and shiny parts. White PLA object inside sand blaster Close-up of sand blasted black PLA object Non-sand blasted compared to sand-blasted PLA Source with more details and results photos: [link] Andreas is also well known for his work on e-Nable and Open SLS 3d printer. how to instructables polishing sand smoothing surface

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To Sand Or Not To Sand: An Experiment


A smoothed 3D print - achieved without sanding [Source: Fabbaloo]. Sanding 3D prints can be. Read the whole entry. » » learning

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Is a sand 3D printer the future of Additive Manufacturing?


You might be surprised, but sand 3D printers go back to […]. The post Is a sand 3D printer the future of Additive Manufacturing? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

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Sand Made SLS 3D Printer Prints with Multiple Materials – Coming This Summer for $28,000

3D Design 3D Printers 3D Printing polish 3d printer sand made sand made 3d printer sandmade selective laser sintering sls 3d printer TEDxWhen we typically think of selective laser sintering (SLS) 3D printers, we usually envision machines which cost anywhere from $100,000 up to $1 million. They are the machines reserved for large corporations as well print... View the entire article via our website.

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3Dealise Uses One of The World’s Largest 3D Sand Printers to Create Prototypes for Customer

3D Printing 3d printed prototypes 3d sand printing 3dealise exone exone s-max prototypes silica sand If we are to see a third industrial revolution borne out of the up-and-coming technology of 3D printing, many ideologies must change. Industrial leaders must realize that 3D printing won’t just completely replace more... View the entire article via our website.

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Aluminum Sand Casting 3D Printed Nose Ring

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Here is the ring being sand casted: Project homepage with much more details: [link]. It's a nose ring. Get it? NOSE RING. David Kent Watson 3d scanned his face, 3d printed his nose and used lost PLA casting to make it in aluminum. Cool project. I would wear that ring. aluminum art bronze jewelry lost pla casting rings

Sand 3D Printing Used to Create Smart Slab Ceiling for ETH Zurich’s DFAB House

3D Design 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Robotics 3d printed ceiling 3D printed constrution 3d printed house 3d printed molds 3d sand printing DFAB House Eawag Empa eth zurichLast year, a project began, led by ETH Zurich and centered around the fabrication of a multi-story house called the DFAB House. The structure would showcase multiple technologies being developed at. View the entire article via our website.

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

3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed rollers 3d printed sand molds beach Build a Castle Challenge mathematics sand castles shape molds steam challenges stem thingiverse challengesWant 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 Webber, faculty member in Whatcom... View the entire article via our website.

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FDM 3D Printing as an Alternative Form of Making Patterns for Sand Casting Learnings from the Shop Floor

Sand casting is an old method of fabrication that has been updated through the use of 3D printing for making patterns. In traditional sand casting, metal components are produced by pouring molten. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed molds pattern making sand castingView the entire article via our website.

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Holiday Resort 3D Printed with Sand

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Kisawa is a happy pairing of innovation and tradition. They believe in inclusive design and have worked with skilled artisans from Benguerra Island as well as a patented 3D printing technology

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These Custom-Sized Wingnuts are Made By Sand Casting 3D Printed Parts

The term “sand casting” refers to exactly what it sounds like. It is a very common way of casting metal parts, using sand as the mold. 3D Design 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printed molds 3d printing for casting casting frankie flood McMaster-Carr metal casting sand casting 3d printed parts South Bend lathe ZCorp 3d printerThis is a very popular method of casting, with. View the entire article via our website.

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Jon McTaggart’s Unique 3D Printer Prints Using Large Robot, Resins & Local Sands to Create Incredible ‘Artifacts’

3D Design 3D Printers 3D Printing 3d printing sand artifacts industrial 3d printer industrial robot jon mctaggart robotic 3d printerOver the past few years, we have seen 3D printers created for large-scale prototyping, as well as machines made by hobbyists for bringing their own products from concept to reality. We’ve also seen artists... View the entire article via our website.

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The SS600: South Korea’s Sentrol Unveils Industrial Sand 3D Printer at Japan’s 3D Printing 2016

3D Printers 3D Printing Business 3d metal printing 3D Printing 2016 3d sand printer industrial 3D sand printer japan Sentrol Sentrol 3D SS500 Sentrol SM250 metal 3D printer Sentrol SS600 3D printer south korea3D Printing 2016, held in Tokyo from January 27-29th, is a show that brings over 50,000 exhibitors and visitors from around the world to enjoy learning about 3D printing technology in Japan. View the entire article via our website.

New 3D Printed Lost Shell Sand Casting Technique Offers Fine Detail in Metal

3D Design 3D Printing 3D printed casting 3D printed copper casts 3D Printed Lost Shell Sand Casting Technique 3D printed metal casting 3D printed PLA cast 3DTOPO 3DTOPO Incorporated glass 3d printer Jeshua Lacock Lost PLA casting processWe have the privilege of viewing many action-packed videos from innovators showing what their new creations are all about, while in the moment. Seeing technique mixed with the drama and excitement of. View the entire article via our website.

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NC State Researchers Look to the Structural Stability of Sand Castles to Develop New 3D Printing Method for Silicon Paste

The platforms weren’t empty: each one contained a rather large pile of sand. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Science & Technology 3D printing methods 3d printing processes 3d printing research advanced materials direct ink writing elastic materials elasticity flexible liquid polymer liquid silicon rubber nc state nc state 3d printing north carolina state university PDMS research paper sand castles silicone

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Humtown Products Unveils the Only Sand 3D Printer in Ohio, While Nearby Universities Drive Regional Growth of 3D Printing and the Internet of Things

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Building a Sand Printer with a Laser Cutter


Fused beach sand using a laser cutter. California-based William Osman has been. Read the whole entry. » » research

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

3D Design 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing 3d printed architectural elements 3d printed architecture 3d printed construction 3d printed nodes 3d printed sand 3d printed sand molds 3d sand printer 3dealise arup exone s-max Generative design hybrid manufacturing sand 3d printer tct show TCT Show 2017Generative design is a computational design approach that mimics the evolutionary designs of nature.

The luxury 3D printed estate set to be made from sand, dust and gravel

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This practice entails collecting sand, dust and gravel on site and mixing them with a magnesium-based binding agent to produce the 3D-printed building blocks required to piece the estate together. There’s already a 3D-printed house being built in the Netherlands. In China, 3D-printed mansions are reportedly on the rise. Now, a 3D printed estate featuring a swimming pool, jacuzzi, car port and 2,400 square foot house could be coming to a sleepy plot of land in upstate New York.

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Leveraging the Value of 3D Printing for Sand Casting


Sand casting is the process of utilizing a mold made of sand to create metal cast parts. The basic process of sand casting includes placing a part shape(s), runner layouts, and gates into special sand creating a mold. Last the sand mold is broken away leaving a metal part that is ready to have any clean up issues handled and ready for production. It is one of the oldest processes used in the creation of metal parts, dating back thousands of years.

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French Foundry 3D Prints Sand Casting Models in Hours Instead of Weeks With Stratasys

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VHM Fonderie uses Stratasys 3D printing to produce master models that are used to create molds for sand casting. Formerly known as Heinrich Fonderie, VHM Fonderie specializes in the production of industrial iron castings using a traditional sand casting process. The company now uses a Stratasys Connex Multi-material 3D Printer throughout product development, from making functional prototypes to master models for the sand casting of manufacturing tools.

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Actinomorphic Shape Memory Soft Robots with 3D Printed Parts Zig-Zag Through Sand and Water

One of my favorite things about my job here at is the fact that I learn at least one new thing every single day. The first new thing I learned today is the word actinomorphic, which means. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Robotics ABS 3D printing advanced robotics experiment journal article research paper self-actuating shape memory soft robotics soft robots University of Science and Technology of China University of Wollongong

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Solar Crafting 3D Prints Martian Habitats with Sand and a Huge Balloon

Last May when NASA announced their new Centennial Challenge and tasked entrants to design a system for developing 3D printable habitats on the surface of Mars everyone knew that the competition would be fierce.... ... View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printers 3D Printing Centennial Challenge Contour Crafting nasa NASA Centennial Challenge NASA Mars challenge selective laser sintering solar 3D printing Solar Crafting

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UAE Looks to the Stars As It Launches Mars Science City Project, Complete with Labs and 3D Printed Museum Walls

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CES 2017: Day One at The Sands Expo Showcased 3D Printing & 3D Scanning Advances

If there’s one thing I’m picking up on this week, it’s that what happens in Vegas most certainly does not stay in Vegas. The announcements rolling in from CES 2017 are abundant and. View the entire article via our website.

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

3D Design 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Business 3D Printed Lost Shell Sand Casting Technique 3d printed sand molds 3d printing 3d printing foundry 3D printing molding Connex3 foundry france polyjet Reali3D sand casting 3d printed parts stratasys VHM FonderieVHM 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.

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Castles in the Sand: Adam Kushner Discusses 3D Printing Architecture at Inside 3D Printing New York

One of my great passions is my love of architecture. My father had his own architectural practice for nearly 40 years and my grandfather had his own architectural firm, too. You could say that. View the entire article via our website.

Sand Your Way to Smoother 3D Printed Parts by Following These Easy Steps

When we speak about 3D printing, we spend much time on the design, modeling, and printing of our objects. But let’s not forget that in order to optimize your print job there’s also the. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d model finishing 3d print finishing 3d print finishing tools 3d printing finish techniques Arif Iftakher finishing 3D prints flashforge reddit rumy

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3D Printed Sandstone Tiles Open Gateway to Beautiful Possibilites for Prefabrication

3D Design 3D printed art 3D Printing 3d printed sandstone architecture formal exploration geometry higher education M.Arch printed sand sand sandstone stereotomy thesis University of TorontoSandstone has been used in construction since ancient times. Until now, if you wanted an impressive structure created from sandstone you only had two approaches to choose between: (slow option) skilled craftsmen spending months... View the entire article via our website.

Artists and Makers Say Goodbye to Sanding & Hello to Glossy 3D Prints with PolySmooth & Polysher

When we look at works of art, it’s rare that we consider how many hours—often challenging and painstaking ones—went into making something so exclusive. We are drawn to authentic, handcrafted pieces. View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D printed art 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3D model finishes 3d model finishing 3d print finishing 3D printing finishing 3D printing polisher 3D printing post processing kickstarter polymaker Polysher PolySmooth striation reduction

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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 alloy was. View the entire article via our website.

Interview with BigRep CEO Stephan Beyer

3D Printing Exclusive Interviews 3D printed casting big rep Bigrep format large format 3d printers large-format 3D printing sand casting SandcastingHot off of their announcement to partner with Bosh Rexroth we interviewed CEO Dr. Stephan Beyer of BigRep GmbH. The large format company seems to be excelling in partnerships and marketing. What is. View the entire article via our website.

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Make a DIY Waterjet Cutter From a Cheap Pressure Cleaner

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Ben Krasnow used a very cheap pressure washer and attached a DIY abrasive sand container combined with AccuStream professional cutter head to make a low-cost DIY waterjet cutter. With right settings, it could potentially cut plastic 3d printed parts or use it as a sand blasting device for surface finishing. cnc cutting diy off topic sand sander waterIn my youth, I used to work at a local car wash place.

Sand Casting on a Large Scale with the S-Max 3D Printer from ExOne


The ExOne S-Max has held its place as the world’s largest sand-casting additive manufacturing system since its. Read the whole entry. » » printer

Investment Casting and 3D Printing: BFFs

Featured Stories 3D printed casting 3D Printed Lost Shell Sand Casting Technique 3D printed metal casting 3d printed sand molds 3d printing for casting 3d systems casting dlp sla exone ExOne Company investment casting lost wax lost-wax casting metal casting quickcast rapid tooling sciaky Sciaky Inc. Investment casting has been used for millennia. In this process a wax pattern is made. This is hardened, then the wax is vaporized.