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Vacuum casting ensures accurate duplication of a model using a silicone mold. It is undoubtedly the most economical production process for small series: prototype parts, pre-series or parts sold. A silicone mold costs less than a steel or aluminium production mold. The choice of material is as broad as for 3D printing, providing more possibilities: rigid polyurethanes, self colored ranges, transparencies, elastomers, silicones, etc. Parts are close to the end material.
Vacuum casting meets different needs:
A wide range of materials are available.
3 areas of expertise
3D file to manufacture the master, made in stereolithography / or existing part provided by you.
Manufacture of a silicone mold using the master.
Gravity casting inside a silicone mould, in a vacuum chamber.
Manufacture of polyurethane model replicas: between 15 and 30 parts by mold depending on the material.
1 UGM700 Machine – capacity 800 x 700 x 700 mm
3 UGM400 Machines – capacity 400 x 400 x 400 mm
Archiving of manufactured products
Supplying of inspection report
Supplying of certificate of compliance
Implementation of traceability procedures
Possibility of storing parts through opened order → improved deadlines and reactivity
11,300 parts produced in 2014