Investment caster Ariso-Cast Inc. (Almont, Michigan) used its printed investment casting shell (PICS) process to deliver a complex oil air separator casting to the customer in a short lead time.
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When customers demand more of what they like, suppliers sometimes need to rethink their processes.
Aluminum is not the only material choice when it comes to lightweighting.
Low pressure casting and 3D sand printing allows thin-wall, lightweight complex designs to become reality with feature and part consolidations and tighter dimensional tolerances and accuracy.