21st Anniversary Printed Sand Sale!

21st Anniversary Printed Sand Sale!

Hoosier Pattern celebrated 21 years as a company on November 10th and although there are multiple contributors to how we got here, it wouldn’t be possible without quality customers and loyal partnerships. Hoosier is extending the anniversary celebration to include customers by having an anniversary sale on 3D sand printed projects. 15% off will be…

Our Role in Crafting the Fourneau Bread Oven – Hoosier Pattern
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Our Role in Crafting the Fourneau Bread Oven – Hoosier Pattern

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…

Cost Analysis Breakdown of 3D Sand Printing
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Cost Analysis Breakdown of 3D Sand Printing

Calculating the Cost of 3D Sand Printing In traditional tooling, there are three big points of cost that can make or break a project budget—machining and maintenance, materials, and labor. Each retooling change can add tens of thousands of dollars to overall cost, be it a large design alteration or a small adjustment. Having to…

HPI Plays a Part in NASA Student Launch Program
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HPI Plays a Part in NASA Student Launch Program

The NASA Student Launch Program is a year-long engineering design program that allows college teams to work right alongside NASA engineers to build and launch a model rocket to a height of one mile. Each year students design, build, and test the model rocket capable of reaching 1 mile, while also carrying a scientific payload….

Local Students Pour Castings Using 3D Printed Molds
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Local Students Pour Castings Using 3D Printed Molds

Recently, the Area 18 Precision Machining class at South Adams High School poured their own castings from 3D printed molds printed with HPI’s sand printers. The South Adams / Area 18 Precision Machining classes prepare students for going straight into their machining careers. Several of our employees at HPI are graduates of this class. Past graduates…

Gearing Up For Casting Congress 2017
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Gearing Up For Casting Congress 2017

Next week, AFS 121st Metalcasting Congress kicks off in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Hoosier Pattern will be showcasing on the sold out exhibit hall floor. The AFS Metalcasting Congress is the industry’s largest conference and trade show that brings together suppliers, foundries, and casting customers alike. The conference brings endless opportunities for networking, promoting, and educating…