Search:

Type: Posts; User: 3dvs

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. scottyk, I think that jagboy already tested with...

    scottyk, I think that jagboy already tested with R&R suspendaslurry and hot water and that the shells were ok

    Have seen that 3dhubs are using polycast to propose metal casted parts now, so it...
  2. That some pretty nice castings! Will try to get...

    That some pretty nice castings!
    Will try to get some when it's available here in europe.
  3. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,331

    Yeah, you're right. And the place I will put it...

    Yeah, you're right. And the place I will put it doesn't have the correct electric plugs and voltage...
    I'm not that much in a hurry so I'll keep looking!

    I was wondering about making a furnace in...
  4. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,331

    Found this electric kiln :...

    Found this electric kiln : http://www.anibis.ch/fr/bricolage-~-jardinage-autres-bricolage--232/keramikbrennofen,-brennofen,-ton,-steinzeug--18795095.aspx?fts=nabertherm&sf=dpo&so=d&fcid=0
    Do you...
  5. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,331

    Huh, I'll have to test the different options....

    Huh, I'll have to test the different options.
    Thanks for the link, I found your shell in boiling water and shell firing with weed burner video again!

    Will start finding all the stuff for the...
  6. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,331

    Thanks Fredo for the pouring cup idea! Ingenious!...

    Thanks Fredo for the pouring cup idea! Ingenious!

    JagBoy, thanks, good to know that it resists immersion. Definitely worth to try, with 5 gals I'll have worth than enough for quite some tests!...
  7. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,331

    Question : can the shell be imerged in water...

    Question : can the shell be imerged in water before it's vitrified ?
    Because if yes, I could print in PVA that is water soluble. Once the shell is complete, imerge it under water to remove the...
  8. Can't wait to see your casts! Hope it burns out...

    Can't wait to see your casts! Hope it burns out nicely!
  9. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,331

    I'd prefer to go electric too! But it's a bit...

    I'd prefer to go electric too!
    But it's a bit more difficult to build one and I don't really like the idea of messing with high voltage...
    Of course it would allow a better control of the burnout...
  10. Very nice evaluation! Can't wait to see the...

    Very nice evaluation!
    Can't wait to see the cast!
    I'm investigating 3d printing and ceramic shell casting, will definitely look into this PolySmooth (hadn't heard of it till now...) next to the...
  11. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,331

    Thanks jagboy for the infos too! Would a metal...

    Thanks jagboy for the infos too!
    Would a metal bin with a hole with a steel grid on the bottom and kaowool (ceramic blanket) on the sides and cover furnace work for a burnout furnace ?
    And what...
  12. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,331

    Thanks David, I'll start with that too and...

    Thanks David, I'll start with that too and experiment with other materials if needed.
  13. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,331

    Thanks David. If I have too much trouble with...

    Thanks David.
    If I have too much trouble with direct pla (or moldlay or resin) in ceramic I'll try making wax molds or if I can make a vacuum casting setup I may try block casting.
    I think I've...
  14. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,331

    Ceramic shell and 3d printing

    Hello,

    I've got in contact with R&R europe and as soon as the weather permits it I'll receive a 5 gal drum of suspendaslurry along with the 4 bags of sand (shipping in thermal containers is just...
  15. Amazing work Garen! And very nice website! I...

    Amazing work Garen!
    And very nice website!

    I see that you have planned a print to cast section about 3d printing and casting, very interesting (I'm actually working a lot with 3d printing and I...
  16. Thread: First cast

    by 3dvs
    Replies
    3
    Views
    423

    Thanks for the infos. At the moment I've nearly...

    Thanks for the infos.
    At the moment I've nearly everything I need as equipment and consumables, but I might try to reach to john (the other account looks like a span account).
    Will soon start a...
  17. Thread: First cast

    by 3dvs
    Replies
    3
    Views
    423

    First cast

    Hello everyone!

    I've been following the forum for some time now.
    It's really amazing everyhing I could already learn, the amazing projects from everybody, etc.!

    I'm from Switzerland, nearly...
  18. Replies
    64
    Views
    5,019

    I've seen these videos few weeks ago. Best way I...

    I've seen these videos few weeks ago.
    Best way I can think is like the other powder laser sintering 3d printers (a roller put a layer of sand+binder on the area and then the laser does the curing...
  19. Replies
    37
    Views
    3,568

    Hello, I'd like to try some small ceramic...

    Hello,

    I'd like to try some small ceramic shell castings during spring/summer (once I'd been able to source all components from Switzerland).
    My main concern is the dewax (actually de-plast as...
  20. Thread: B9C Anyone?

    by 3dvs
    Replies
    15
    Views
    1,924

    Have not used a B9C but I should be using a Form...

    Have not used a B9C but I should be using a Form 2 from Formlabs soon, there is quite a lot of people using it for jewelry and any lost wax casting pieces, and the build volume is quite interesting...
  21. Just ordered the furnace and safety equipment....

    Just ordered the furnace and safety equipment.
    Only a few more items to gather (sand, flask, sand for the pour area, refractory bricks for putting hot stuff on, flux, etc.)

    Will try a first cast...
  22. Hi Kent, Thanks for the infos, I'll check...

    Hi Kent,
    Thanks for the infos, I'll check Silicon Bronze, maybe my supplier has some too!
    Good to know for aluminium!
  23. Questions about electric furnace for bronze, small castings

    Hello everyone!

    Im new to the forum, from Switzerland.
    Found this forum navigating http://www.backyardmetalcasting.com/

    Im interested in sand casting small object in bronze first and later...
Results 1 to 23 of 23