Investment casting, also known as a lost wax casting, is a manufacturing process used to create precise and intricate metal parts.
Investment casting is particularly useful for producing complex and intricate parts with high levels of accuracy and consistency. It is commonly used in the aerospace, medical, and automotive industries to produce parts such as turbine blades, engine components, and dental implants.
One benefit of investment casting is that it allows for the creation of parts with thin walls, fine detail, and intricate shapes that would be difficult or impossible to produce with other manufacturing processes. It can also reduce the need for additional machining and finishing, as the final product is already near its desired shape.
While investment casting can be more costly and time-consuming than other manufacturing processes, its ability to create precise and intricate parts makes it a valuable option for many industries.