A 2.5-meter-long, 1.5-meter-wide, and 1-meter-high 3D printer in the precision casting branch of JISCO Western Heavy Industry Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as: JISCO Western Heavy Industries) in Jiayuguan City, Gansu Province is in operation . After more than ten hours, the 3D printed sand mold of an engine block is formed. After sand blowing, casting, cooling and other links, a finished engine block can be delivered to the market.
The 3D casting sand mold printing process has technical advantages such as high precision, short cycle time, and high process flexibility. In recent years, JISCO Western Heavy Industries has exploited the high-end casting market by using 3D casting sand printing technology, realizing the short-process and mass production of high-end castings in small batches of single pieces, further releasing the vitality of technological innovation, increasing the added value of products, and promoting traditional casting to the middle and high-end .
What are the highlights of 3D printing castings? Let’s take a look at the introduction of Su Wen, the director of the Precision Casting Branch of JISCO Western Heavy Industries.
Reporter: Fan Peishen, Ma Xiping, Ren Yanxin
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(This article is from Xinhuanet)