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Investment casting

Investment Casting Patterns

Rapidly produced prototypes and parts through high-quality 3D printed casting patterns


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Investment casting

Investment casting has been a reliable manufacturing technique for centuries, but 3D printing has recently accelerated the process.

You need a reliable and experienced team of additive manufacturers to make sure your investment casting project is completed to your standards and on your timeline.

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Quickparts offers rapid production of casting patterns from its production facilities worldwide. With expert teams who have been producing investment casting patterns for more than 20 years, using additive platforms and materials that are being constantly refined and updated to meet ever more rigorous standards, we meet your needs for prototype and production-grade casting patterns.

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reduces costs and production time by as much as 90%
Investment casting with the addition of 3D printed casting patterns reduces costs and production time by as much as 90%.
variety of sizes
With our 3D printing capabilities, Quickparts produces investment castings for a variety of sizes, both for large parts and small, intricate parts.
wide range of alloys
Investment casting allows your parts to be created from a wide range of alloys, even some that are more difficult to machine and process by other manufacturing means.

How it Works

Investment casting, also known as lost-wax casting, involves creating a wax pattern that is then coated with a liquid ceramic layer and then a dry ceramic layer, which is then dried in environmentally controlled conditions. This shell is then filled with molten metal, which cools and solidifies into the desired part. 


Through 3D printing and additive manufacturing techniques, Quickparts has drastically reduced the time and effort needed for investment casting. With two key 3D printing materials–SLA plastic and wax–that are fully industry-tested, your casting patterns can be completed in days or a couple of weeks, with little to no restriction on the size of the cast part.


Investment casting

Quickparts is a pioneer in the 3D printing world.

We are the originator of a full digital manufacturing platform that delivers on-demand additive and traditional manufacturing services. From rapid prototyping to appearance models and volume production, Quickparts operates the most advanced technology and possesses the expertise to handle any additive manufacturing project.


With facilities stationed around the world, each staffed with experienced engineers laser-focused on meeting your specific requirements as effectively and quickly as possible, you can trust Quickparts with all of your manufacturing needs.

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