3D printing for <br>molds and casting

3D printing for
molds and casting

Low volume production
now made affordable

Being able to print prototypes out of the same material as the final production part is invaluable. By 3D printing patterns and/or molds, you won't face the costs associated with traditional mold making. You’re also able to create one-off molds. Think of the difference that will make.

  • Custom 3D printed molds
  • Lost PLA casting
  • Silicone molds

Examples of molds and casting

Lost PLA casting with 3D printed engineering prototype

3D printed part to metal part

Siemens now turns a 3D printed component into a final product cast in 316 grade stainless steel in 1-2 weeks instead of 16, saving time and costs.

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Lost PLA casting 3D printed ring

Casting high quality jewelry

Paul creates prototypes of a ring on his Ultimaker again and again until he’s happy. He then uses a mold to create the final ring.

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3D printed food mold

Unique food molds

Using 3D printed shapes as master for food-safe molds, not only expands the shapes you can create, but you can also print one-off designs for clients.

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