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New video - Foundry upgrades - Lost PLA Casting - (Lost Wax Casting) - Ceramic Shell Moulds - Sand Casting

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Posted (edited) · New video - Foundry upgrades - Lost PLA Casting - (Lost Wax Casting) - Ceramic Shell Moulds - Sand Casting

Hi,

I have been busy over the last 16 months upgrading the foundry equipment and have made a few mods to my Ultimaker original.

 

 

 

I would very much like to hear from people that have tried metal casting 3d prints, ether from sand moulds or lost PLA.

 

I hope you enjoy the video.

 

Many thanks.

 

 

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Posted · New video - Foundry upgrades - Lost PLA Casting - (Lost Wax Casting) - Ceramic Shell Moulds - Sand Casting

Very cool stuff man. 

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Posted · New video - Foundry upgrades - Lost PLA Casting - (Lost Wax Casting) - Ceramic Shell Moulds - Sand Casting

Thank you Labern,

There's still a long way to go with the foundry, but I have some big projects coming up.  I'm hoping to get started on my burnout kiln for the ceramic shell wax / PLA removal soon.  Then I will be able to fire larger items, such as this Beethoven bust I sculpted in ZBrush.

 

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The plan is to get him printed life size, in separate sections, covered with foundry wax, in part to hide the layer lines but also to allow me to sculpt in in very fine detail.  Then after several complex moulding processes, he will be cast in bronze.

 

Cheers,

 

Ian.

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