CHALLENGES IN DESIGNING OF INVESTMENT CASTINGS
The process of investment casting is specified over the other manufacturing methods due to unlimited flexibility of design. This flexibility permits one to take full advantage of the functional choices without making concessions necessary to fabricate the component by other means. Designers recommend the use of investment casting in any of the following situations: (a) … Continue reading CHALLENGES IN DESIGNING OF INVESTMENT CASTINGS
WAX PATTERNS IN INVESTMENT CASTING
DIE MAKING USED FOR PRODUCING WAX PATTERNS: This is the most important first step in the entire investment casting process. Any error in the die is reproduced in the finished casting. Extreme care is necessary when making a die. The die should be simple in its construction. This will make it easy to use and … Continue reading WAX PATTERNS IN INVESTMENT CASTING
WHAT IS THE PROCESS OF INVESTMENT CASTING?
MOULD OR SHELL BUILDING This is the process where the ceramic shell is built around the wax trees / assemblies. The most economical and popular process is the dip process. This process is extremely versatile and offers very accurate control of the shell properties. The dip process; The wax tree is invested with ceramic coatings, … Continue reading WHAT IS THE PROCESS OF INVESTMENT CASTING?