Case Studies

Case Study: Dalton Foundry

Foundry Uses HPI's 3D Sand Printer To Make Deadline Dalton Foundry of Warsaw, Indiana had a case to solve for a customer—and time was running out. Client: Dalton Foundry Product: Gear Case Housing Batch Size: Prototype (20) Product Size: 29" x 26" x 12" Material Cast: Class 30 Gray Iron Traditional Method Cost & Timeframe: 8 Weeks at $13,000.00 HPI's 3D Sand Printing Method Cost &…

Case Study: Strand Design

Product Development and Prototypes On A Time Constraint Chicago designers get help with redesign, a prototype, and tooling for a project all in one place. Client: Strand Design Product: Fourneau Bread Oven Batch Size: Prototype Material Cast: Gray Iron Traditional Method Timeframe: 2-3 Weeks HPI's 3D Sand Printing Method Timeframe: 1 week Product Overview The Fourneau Oven is a…

When To Use 3D Printed Sand

In the metal casting industry, two basic pieces are needed: a mold of some sort and a foundry to pour the mold. A traditional pattern shop supplies the pattern while a foundry packs sand around the pattern to make the mold. From there, The mold is poured resulting a casted part. Hoosier Pattern fits the bill of the traditional pattern shop, but our expanded capabilities give us a…