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Richard Barnes - MindKits

Richard Barnes - MindKits

Manufacturing Using Lost PLA Casting. Investment Casting 3D Prints. 

We will give an introductory overview of the lost PLA casting process, the similarities shared with lost wax casting and how 3D printing can be introduced in the metal casting industry. We will discuss when, how and why the PLA casting method can be beneficial over traditional methods and touch on some the new challenges involved along with the potential impact on the current industry. 

Richard Barnes.
Heavy background in the Automotive industry (Passenger Car, Light Commercial and Heavy Commercial). Short term studies in Mechanical Engineering and Motorsports. 3D Printing Extremist.