Re: [rp-ml] Lokking fora resin vacuun casting machine

From: Ricardo Amaral (
Date: Tue Jul 31 2007 - 14:45:36 EEST

Unfortunately I wont be able to help with a casting machine (I'm from  Brazil and don't have access to one), but I have this same Idea cooking for some 2 years in my head... Let me know if I can be of some use, at least with RP parts.
Ricardo Amaral

Mon, 30 Jul 2007 17:36:05 EDT
> Dear All
> I am new to the group and I make lost wax castings for models,
> furniture restoration and for motor vehicle restoration. I make use
> of RP services having had SLA and wax prototypes made for me. 
> I am however struggling to do certain jobs and I am looking for a
> resin vacuum casting machine to experiment with.
> If anyone in the UK or mainland europe (North America at a push but
> delivery would probably be prohibitive cost wise) has a machine
> sitting around doing nothing I am interested. I don't care if it
> has been worked hard and is a bit battered and needs a little
> tender loving care, I'm capable in that area. Something the size of
> the MCP 001 would be fine but I would consider any make, model or
> size, big or small. If it has a heated cup so much the better but
> it does not have to have one. I'm not proud, I'd consider anything,
> this is after all for experimentation and my ideas might not even
> work.
> I don't expect to be given a machine free (I'm sure I would not
> turn it down if it was free) I am happy to pay a reasonable price
> for something suitable. Please look around your workshops.
> Thanks for your time.
> Regards
>           Iain

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