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vac·uum cast·ing

the casting of a metal in the presence of a vacuum.

vac·u·um cast·ing

(vakyūm kasting)
Casting of a metal in the presence of a vacuum.
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The other benefits of selective casting and machining is that the casting process saves the time for machining the outer surface of each part, while machining the inner dimensions can attain tighter tolerances than prototypes made with conventional vacuum casting.
Vacuum casting is a close-tolerance, variable control process that relies heavily upon microprocessor technology to direct its rapid operations.
One of the necessary advancements for removing weight from vehicles is going to come through increased optimization of aluminum components, which is driving demand for high pressure, high vacuum casting and structural squeeze cast components," said Ramzi Hermiz, president and CEO, Shiloh Industries.
It specializes in Selective Laser Sintering (SLS([R])) and vacuum casting for the automotive industry.
Nobake 629 Centrifugal 92 Continuous 27 Pressure Diecasting 369 Coldbox 324 Horizontal Green Sand 670 Vertical Green Sand 232 Investment Casting 226 Lost Foam Casting 44 Gravity Permanent Mold 196 Low Pressure Permanent Mold 102 Plaster Molding 62 Shell Molding 147 Squeeze/Semisolid Casting 78 Vacuum Casting 89 V-process 7 1,644 Metalcasting Facilities Note: Table made from bar graph.
The technology of Epoxy Tooling using Vacuum Casting for the making of the mould insert for the moulding machine from a resin composite is very useful for the production of a short-term product batch such as a prototype or information series in plastic (50-1000 pieces according to the composite used to made insert and according to the injected materials).
The smallest vacuum casting machine handles molds up to 14 x 10 x 17 3/4 in.
SLA([R]) services are in great demand, particularly for casting processes such as vacuum casting with silicone molds.
Lot 2 - Supply and installation of a machine for generating silicone molds and vacuum casting of polyurethane resins (vacuum casting machine).
currently is installing two titanium vacuum casting lines it estimates will be in production by Fall 2008.
For the production of the functional intake pipe vacuum casting of the two-component resin with the temperature resistance of 135[degrees]C was used.
Following detailed metallurgical development and refinement of vacuum casting processes, and collaboration with experts at Sheffield Hallam University in the UK, Doncasters Medical Technologies worked with pioneering surgeon Dr.