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What Are the Benefits of Investment Casting?
There are many reasons why investment casting is used to manufacture precision-cast parts. First, all types of alloys can be used during this process, making it a highly flexible technique.
This material flexibility also makes it possible to produce a wide range of components and assemblies for many industries. Whether that component needs to be highly intricate and precise, high strength, lightweight, or smooth, all of these properties can be achieved through investment casting.
Additionally, investment casting saves both time and cost. The use of 3D-printed patterns enables manufacturers to create complex casting patterns in a fraction of the time it takes to create molds using traditional tooling. Investment casting doesn’t produce flash, which reduces the amount of material wasted during the process.
Lastly, components produced through investment casting will not have parting lines, which are common in injection-molded products.
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