Weight and Performance Improvements of Castings with Sand 3D Printing
Ventana Group develops lightweight magnesium casting 40% lighter than traditional aluminum door hinge
Extra-light Aircraft Door Hinge Cast in Magnesium
Ventana Group, with the help of ExOne 3D printed digital sandcasting equipment, a demonstration door hinge that was 40% lighter than the regular aluminum doors the company traditionally supplies.
In this case study, you'll learn:
- Potential in lightweight magnesium castings for aircraft
- Opportunities of sand 3D printing for hybrid sandcasting
- Design for Additive Manufacturing (DfAM) strategies