For R&D, part repairs, reverse engineers, low production quantities Tech Cast can meet all of your SLA Rapid Prototype requirements. Tech Cast is a leader in the investment casting industry producing large SLA Rapid Prototypes to support a broad landscape of industries such as multi-stage pumps for oil & gas, critical shipboard applications for the military, etc. This SLA technology enables Tech Cast to direct manufacture investment castings in as little as a few weeks, and eliminate the need to invest capital money in expensive, long lead-time tooling. This SLA process provides the design engineer the necessary tools, freedom, and flexibility to develop new products/designs directly from a 3D CAD model to an end-use investment casting in a matter of weeks.
Using Additive Manufacturing to produce Rapid Prototypes through Investment Castings
Our capabilities include large precision engineered Rapid Prototypes up to 350 lbs. Below is an illustration of the process.
Develop 3D CAD Model
Build SLA Pattern
Setup/Gate the SLA Pattern
Invest the SLA Pattern in Ceramic Slurry
Burn-out/Pour SLA Pattern
Final Machine Casting
254 lb finished machined diffuser - cast using SLA rapid prototype technology.
Parts with complex geometries and intricate details can be created with this process.
For R&D, part repairs, reverse engineers, low production quantities. Tech Cast can meet all of your SLA Rapid Prototype requirements.
Learn about how Tech Cast’s full range of capabilities can deliver the product that best meets your needs.