Print - Mold - Cast Build Method

Process

Design Tips

I learned a lot about mold-making and casting in college at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh and with work experience. There are a few things I need to keep in mind while designing my parts for the greatest chance of success, and if I intend to have molds I can reuse several times.

2-part Mold Section View with Undercut Resolved2-part Mold Section View with Undercut
2-part Mold Section View with Undercut
2-part Mold Section View with more Undercut Resolved
2-part Block Mold Section View with Draft Angles2-part Block Mold Section View with Deep Straight Draw
2-part Block Mold Section View with Deep Straight Draw
2-part Block Mold Section View with Draft Angles
Matrix Mold Section View
Simplified Matrix Mold Section View
2-part Block Mold Section View with Draft Angles2-part Block Mold Section View with Deep Straight Draw
Full Counterbored Thru Hole
"Pilot" Counterbored hole to be drilled to a thru hole After Casting