RE: Quick Cast

Date: Mon May 24 1999 - 03:33:48 EEST


Yes. The "no moisture" requirement is only for the foundry process.
You can process as normal if you do not intend on casting the pattern.

Dan Davis
PROTON Rapid Prototyping & Manufacturing Center
Hicom Industrial Estate, Batu Tiga, PO Box 7100
Shah Alam, 40918 Selangor MALAYSIA
+60 3 515-2380 phone/fax

> -----Original Message----- > From: Jordan Joseph W DLPC [] > Sent: Sunday, May 23, 1999 7:59 AM > To: rapid prototyping list > Subject: Quick Cast > > Hi Everyone, > We are an in house SLA facuilty for the USN with a new 3500 and 5510 > resin. I recently had a request from a customer to make him a Qucik > Cast part of a rather large part. He had tried to do a thin wall on > the part but his CAD software couldn't handle the complex geometry and > crashed. So we decided to give it a try. I ran a small test part with > vents and drains, everything looked good, but the clean up was more > that I expected since from what I have heard you should not use tpm > and water only alcohol to wipe down the part. These parts are not > intended for the foundry use only for presentation purposes, therefore > all the requirements of a true Quick Cast Part are not nessecary. My > question is can I get away with draining then washing these parts in > tpm and resining with water, then the PCA with out making the part > unusable.  Anyone having experience with this any and all feedback > would be greatly appreciated. > Joe Jordan > SLA Technician > Coastal Systems Station > 850-235-5984 > > For more information about the rp-ml, see

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