• SLS wax 3D printers: AFS-500
  • SLS wax 3D printers: LaserCore-5300
  • SLS wax 3D printers: LaserCore-6000

Wax 3D Printers

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What is a Wax 3D Printer?

A wax 3D printer is a type of 3D printer specifically designed to print objects using wax as the primary material. This technology is particularly significant in the field of investment casting or lost-wax casting, where a detailed wax pattern is created and subsequently used to make metal castings.More Industrial 3D Printers.

Definition: A wax 3D printer utilizes additive manufacturing techniques to produce detailed wax prototypes and patterns. These patterns serve as molds for metal casting, particularly in industries requiring high precision and complex geometries.

Purpose: The primary purpose of wax 3D printers is to streamline and enhance the traditional investment casting process. By providing highly accurate and customizable wax models, these printers significantly reduce the time, cost, and labor associated with creating molds for metal parts.

Key Features of Our Wax 3D Printers

High Precision: Achieve intricate details and complex geometries with exceptional accuracy.
Fast Iteration: Quickly modify and iterate designs, reducing product development cycles.
Cost-Effective: Reduce material waste and production costs with efficient 3D printing technology.
Complex Geometries: Manufacture shapes and internal structures that are difficult or impossible with traditional methods.

How Wax 3D Printing Works

Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) wax 3D printing involves creating a 3D CAD model, slicing it into layers, and then using a laser to selectively melt fine wax powder layer by layer. The process involves laying down a thin layer of wax powder, sintering it with the laser, and repeating until the part is complete.

For a more visualization of the printing process see the video on the right.

SLS PSB (wax) technology

Wax Mold 3D Printing Applications

Jewelry Manufacturing

Wax mold 3D printing technology demonstrates unparalleled precision and flexibility in jewelry manufacturing. Designers can quickly create complex jewelry prototypes for design verification and customer presentations. With 3D printing technology, jewelry manufacturers are able to achieve details and complex shapes that are difficult to achieve with traditional processes, greatly reducing product development cycles and allowing for small batch production to meet individual customization needs.

Aerospace

Wax 3D printing allows for the creation of lightweight and extremely strong components such as turbine blades and structural frames that maintain their performance in extreme environments. By accurately controlling the complex geometry of the wax molds, the optimal distribution of materials is achieved, which in turn enables the casting of parts that are both lightweight and structurally sound and reliable, providing strong support for high performance and energy efficiency in aircraft.

Automotive industry

In the automotive manufacturing industry, wax mold 3D printing technology is driving the development and production of high-performance engine components and structural parts. From high-efficiency combustion chambers to precise airway designs, 3D printed wax models can accurately replicate these complex structures, allowing engineers to experiment with more innovative designs. The application of this technology not only shortens the development cycle of new models, but also paves the way for the realization of automotive lightweighting and energy saving goals.

Industrial Manufacturing

Through 3D printing technology, manufacturers are able to quickly produce high-precision molds for various industrial equipment and tools. These molds can be used to cast complex parts, ensuring consistent and high quality products. Wax mold 3D printing can also significantly reduce the time and cost of mold manufacturing, improve productivity and meet diverse industrial needs. Whether it is for small batch production or large scale manufacturing, wax 3D printing provides flexible and efficient solutions.

Learn about the lost wax casting process, applications.

Our Wax 3D Printer Models

AFS LaserCore 5300 SLS 3d printer 2023

LaserCore-5300

Parameter
Value
Equipment dimensions
1960×1460×2690mm
Forming box
700×700×500mm
Laser type
CO2 55W/120W
Forming accuracy
±0.1mm(≤100mm) ±0.1%(>100mm)
Forming speed
80-300cm³/h
Layer thickness
0.08-0.35mm
Maximum scanning speed
6m/s
Materials
Resin sand/precision casting mold material/engineering plastics
Equipment weight
~2.0 t
Ambient temperature
20-30℃
Ambient humidity
≤60%
Power supply
380VAC/50HZ/18KW
More details

LaserCore-6000

Parameter
Value
Equipment dimensions
2310×1710×3320mm
Forming box
1050×1050×650mm
Laser type
CO2 120W
Forming accuracy
±0.1mm(≤100mm) ±0.1%(>100mm)
Forming speed
80-300cm³/h
Layer thickness
0.08-0.35mm
Maximum scanning speed
6m/s
Materials
Resin sand/precision casting mold material/engineering plastics
Equipment weight
~2.5 t
Ambient temperature
20-30℃
Ambient humidity
≤60%
Power supply
380VAC/50HZ/30KW
More details
SLS 3d printer LaserCore 6000 2023
AFS 500 SLS 3d printer

AFS 500

Parameter
Value
Equipment dimensions
1960×1200×2200mm
Forming box
500×500×500mm
Laser type
CO2 55W/120W
Forming accuracy
±0.1mm(≤100mm) ±0.1%(>100mm)
Forming speed
80-200cm³/h
Layer thickness
0.08-0.35mm
Maximum scanning speed
6m/s
Materials
Resin sand/precision casting mold material/engineering plastics
Equipment weight
~2.0 t
Ambient temperature
20-30℃
Ambient humidity
≤60%
Power supply
380VAC/50HZ/15KW
More details
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