Side Marker Can (LH)

This RFQ was sourced on in USA for Lost Foam Casting

Buyer looking for supplier with capabilities to produce the following: Make a brass, bronze or zinc part from supplied Rapid Prototype side marker/ turn signal can. Approx 5" high X 10"long X 4" deep. Or sand casting. Drawing available to qualified supplier with secure web site and buyer screening.

Buyer Information

Industry Automotive
City/Region Warren, Michigan
Country USA


RFQ Number 335828
Material Alloy Steel
Material Grade Brass, Bronze or Zink

Technical Specifications

Category Lost Foam Casting

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Lost Foam Casting: Lost foam casting allows the production of complex parts. The process produces complex parts and reduces finish machining of the part. To make a lost foam casting, a foam pattern of the finished part is made. The pattern is dipped into a water solution containing a suspended refractory. The refractory material coats the foam pattern leaving a thin heat resistant layer. Sand is poured around the pattern and provides mechanical support to the thin refractory layer. Molten metal is then poured into the mold, and the molten metal melts and vaporizes the foam. When the metal becomes solid, it is removed form the sand, thus the name lost foam casting. Lost foam castings may be of any shape or size. Materials commonly used in lost foam casting are Aluminum, iron, steel and nickel alloys.