[EMS Discuss] PROPOSAL - metalcasting facility
Tue Sep 25 09:30:59 PDT 2012
Wow, what great timing on this!
This person did exatcly what Ben was just describing it seems.
On Mon, Sep 24, 2012 at 6:52 PM, Ben Hallert - Vipmail <EMAIL HIDDEN>wrote:
> I'm interested in this. I worked at a metal foundry when I was a kid, it
> was a lot of fun. Kass and I talked about this a while ago, she mentioned
> that lost-PLA is a way to use a 3d printer to produce a source object (then
> presumably dipped in slurry and heated until the PLA is gone before metal
> is poured into hollow mold).
> - Ben
> On Sep 24, 2012, at 2:42 PM, Rick Osgood <EMAIL HIDDEN>
> Ellery and I were very interested in doing aluminum casting at the shop so
> I am interested in this.
> On Mon, Sep 24, 2012 at 1:47 PM, Tom Conlin <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
>> lower temp stuff i.e. aluminum lead zinc (maybe brass)
>> at any rate implies ventilation or hauling it all outside.
>> here is a link to the Gears show in Portland this weekend
>> they usually a great Aluminum casting demo out back
>> and Gary Martin is there with his cast iron castings
>> On 09/24/2012 01:39 PM, Bob Miller wrote:
>>> I propose that we discuss dedicating a portion of the shop
>>> for a metalcasting area. Anyone want to second that?
>> ... nice weather eh?
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