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Investment casting or lost wax casting has been around for thousands of years. In the traditional method, a model is first made from wax, then a plaster mold is created around the wax model. This plaster-wax assembly is fired in a kiln to harden the plaster and burned out the wax to create a negative mold that allows parts to be cast. 3D printing is changing the game. This same technique is now being renewed by replacing the wax model with 3D printed parts. With the introduction of lower priced, high quality 3D printers and castable resins, this technique is...

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