A detail view of the prototype casting produced with 3Dprinted cores supplied by Hoosier Pattern

A detail view of the prototype casting produced with 3D-printed cores supplied by Hoosier Pattern.

Printing Cores Fixes Defects, Changes the Business

Additive manufacturing has turned coremaking into a design service and manufacturing supply model, emphasizing speed and availability as well as precision North America’s first Heavy gear case Time-sensitive production

Additive manufacturing has changed coremaking business forever – brining a new dimension of service to a basic foundry production, and adding problem-solving and fast-turnaround features to the precision and reliability that patternmakers have offered for decades. Take the example of Hoosier Pattern Inc. in Decatur, IN, a patternmaker that adopted additive manufacturing technology in 2013, becoming North America’s first commercial supplier of 3D-printed sand molds and cores.

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