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Investment casting, also known as precision casting or lost-wax casting, is one of the most popular casting techniques for manufacturers. It produces precise and very intricate components with high accuracy and tight tolerances, excellent as-cast surface finish and a near-net shape, minimising secondary machining and material waste.
Investment (Lost Wax/Precision) Casting Services
Kormax offers Investment Casting, also known as Lost Wax or Precision Casting, services for Cast Irons (also including Abrasion Resistant White Irons), Bronzes, Stainless Steel, and other materials. Investment casting is suitable for industries requiring precise metal components.
Investment Casting Advantages
Superior surface finish
Near-net shape – little machining, minimising material waste
Fewer casting defects for improved quality
Low tooling costs
Repeatability – cast quality is maintained from casting to casting
|Stainless Steels: Martensitic, Austenitic, Duplex||Marine, Pump, Valve bodies, Hydraulic components|
|Carbon Steel & Low Alloy Steel||Couplings, Crankshafts, Fasteners, Bolts, Shafts, Rods, Pins|
|Ductile Iron & Gray Iron||Automotive, Pipe Fittings, Valves, Hydraulic Components, Bearings|
|Bronzes||Bearings, Gears, Sliding Components, Pump Impellers, Valve Bodies, Architecture|
Investment Casting Capabilities
Minimum run size of 300 kg
|Investment (Lost Wax)|
|Size Range||0.1 – 125 kg|
|Surface Finish||Excellent (125 Ra surface finish,
~0.15 mm tolerance)
|Development Time||3 weeks +|
|Production Time||3 – 8 weeks|
|Foundry Locations||Turkey and India|
Download Our Investment Casting Process Steps
Learn more about the Investment Casting process with this diagram.