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Old 16-02-14, 11:07 PM
Kevin H Kevin H is offline
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Originally Posted by Jonathan Lingham View Post

The clue is in the word "pattern". My (serious) suggestion was to consider using 3D printing to make a pattern of the needed part in plastic, not the part itself. Then use this in a mould to cast the part in iron or aluminium, using the lost wax process. Must be vastly cheaper than constructing a pattern using traditional processes.
Oops! I'm sorry Jonathan, and somewhat red faced
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