You do mean investment casting wax (ICW), not ABS, right? ABS would
have a tendancy to expand and crack the shell more often than not. The
same problem SL had before QuickCast et al was developed.
> Dan Davis
> Division Head, RP&M
> Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional Berhad (PROTON)
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Batu 3 PO Box 7100
Shah Alam, Selangor D. E.
> +60 3 515-3906 direct line
> +60 3 515-2380 direct fax
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> From: Innomation Systems & Technologies Pte
> Sent: Wednesday, 11 February, 1998 8:15 PM
> To: Ian Gibson
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Short run tooling...with FDM ABS models
> hi Dr Ian,
> although i know you are talking about the SLA ..... you can request
> Stratasys on some info on using the ABS models for investment casting.
> fact, from the papers, we know that ABS after has been coated by the
> ceramics....burns off as a gas/vaporise leaving very little ash
> content in
> the ceramic shell.
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