2017-05-15 14:45:33

what is investment casting

Investment Casting is also known as the lost wax process. This process is one of the oldest manufacturing processes. The Egyptians used it in the time of the Pharaohs to make gold jewelry (hence the name Investment) some 5,000 years ago. When beeswax formed the pattern, to today’s high-technology waxes, refractory materials and specialist alloys, the casting allow the production of components with accuracy, repeatability, versatility and integrity in a variety of metals and high-performance alloys. Lost foam casting is a modern form of investment casting that eliminates certain steps in the process.

The process is generally used for small casting, but has produced complete aircraft door frames, steel casting of up to 300 kg and aluminium casting of up to 30 kg. Intricate shapes can be made with high accuracy. In addition, metals that are hard to machine or fabricate are good candidates for this process. It can be used to make parts that cannot be produced by normal manufacturing techniques, such as turbine blades that have complex shapes, or airplane parts that have to withstand high temperatures.There are many kinds of investment casting.

Lost wax casting
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Material:WCB,ASTM1010;ASTM1020;ASTM1018;ASTM1025;ASTM1038;ASTM1040; ASTM1045;ASTM4130;ASTM4140, SS304;SS316;SS316L;S355J2G3;S355JR;ST52-3;ECT. Used for: Engine blocks and manifolds, machine bases, gears, pulleys, agriculture parts, marine parts, medical parts,lifting machine parts; hardware, automobile parts,ect

Carbon Steel Casting
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Material:ASTM430;ASTM410;ASTM416,ect.Carbon Steel:WCB,AISI1020;AISI1045; S355J2G3,S235JR,ect. Used for Agricultural machines; lifting machines; grinding machines; medical machines,
automobile cars,ect.

Lost Wax Process
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Material:WCB,ASTM1010;ASTM1020;ASTM1018;ASTM1025;ASTM1038;ASTM1040; ASTM1045;ASTM4130;ASTM4140, SS304;SS316;SS316L;S355J2G3;S355JR;ST52-3;ECT. Used for: Engine blocks and manifolds, machine bases, gears, pulleys, agriculture parts, marine parts, medical parts,lifting machine parts; hardware, automobile parts,ect

 

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