From the time of purchase order, the 3D-printed cores were completed and delivered in eight days—an exceptional turnaround considering the complexity, size and weight of the 79-pound core assembly. As a result of using 3D printed cores and the responsiveness of Waupaca Foundry, the OEM saved 2-3 weeks on the project lead-time and was able to test their rapidly prototyped castings quicker.The OEM also realized a 20% costs savings on the project.
- Delivered 3D printed cores in only 8 days.
- Saved 2-3 weeks on the project lead-time.
- Saved the OEM on hard-tooling costs; overall, saved 20%.
- Allowed for multiple iterations of geometry to be produced and tested without the risk of high cost modifications or the potential of the coremaking equipment becoming obsolete.
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