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Vacuum Casting

About the project

TECHNOLOGY IS USED BY THESE RE-FREAM PARTNERS

  • Haratech (Linz, Austria)

TECHNOLOGY IS USED IN THESE RESEARCH-HUBS

ABOUT THE TECHNOLOGY

Vacuum casting is a common process for rapid and cost-effective duplication of master models. With the help of an original model or 3D printed model, a silicone mold is created, which allows the casting of several identical parts with polyurethane casting resins. The use of a vacuum chamber prevents air pockets in the mold and component. More than 50 different resins can be used. The range extends from hard plastics (reinforced / unreinforced) over transparent parts in different colors (can be colored) to elastic molded rubber parts with different textures. Limited food-graded materials are available.

USUAL AREAS OF APPLICATION

Aviation industry, modelling, fashion objects, any small-scaled industrial production.

MATERIALS USED IN RE-FREAM

Polyurethane resins in many shades color, hardness, transparency, reinforcement.

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