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401 ME 3dp tech ME 401 Digital Sculpture Advertisements
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Below is the lecture on sand that we have covered so far. One thing that I have noticed, that you all need to consider is in most cases with green sand the mold is poured with the pattern horizontal. In … Continue reading
Anything involving the history of casting – what type of molds, furnaces and metal alloys were used during a specific time? What were the advantages and disadvantages of this process/material? How can some of this knowledge be applied to modern … Continue reading
Original pattern should be group designed. Should have a function without it being obvious. Your team should submit 4 variations on this theme – with slight variation among two pairs and more extreme variation in the pair of pairs. This … Continue reading
Link to lecture on ceramic shell. Note the lecture contains additional information that you will be responsible for. 401 Ceramic Shell
The images that follow describe the process that has been used for over 3000 years to create lost wax castings. The furnace is a contemporary design propane fired gas furnace.
If you can, please meet at 9am in the morning. Those that come early will have their mold poured first and get first priority on being on the team.