A crane manufacturer had an urgent need for a lift yoke that goes on the mast end of a truck-mounted crane. Unfortunately, the tooling was lost in a fire.
It’s often misunderstood what cost factors are owned by the OEM versus those owned by the foundry.
3D sand printing produces sand mold components without any pattern or core box equipment. The process essentially makes sand molds without the middleman.
Question: Who’s the first point-person at the foundry responsible for looking at the buyer’s contract?