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Achieving Faster Castings with Lower Costs

Premier auto manufacturer saved over 50% in costs and gained flexibility for casting design changes.


Customer Challenge

Automotive manufacturer needed a way to quickly and economically produce complex prototypes.

The Solution

Printed sand parts to form a complete package for creating castings.

ExOne Competitive Advantage

Additive manufacturing offers shorter lead times, accommodates changes in design rapidly and enables product design improvements at a reduced cost.

Conclusion

ExOne's digital printing process offered significant time and cost advantages over both conventional and other additive technologies for castings.


About ExOne

ExOne digital part materialization uses three-dimensional printing to create complex molds and cores directly from 3D CAD data for a variety of industries, with accuracies of ± 0.011 in. or ± 0.3mm. The ExOne process achieves geometric  complexity and scale unmatched using conventional casting techniques. The process produces accurate, uniform cores and molds rapidly, significantly reducing lead times.

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Achieve Faster Castings with Lower Costs

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