Urethane Casting

What is Urethane Casting?

Urethane Casting is a low/mid volume prototype or production process for customers looking for high quality parts quickly and affordably. A silicone mold is made from a 3D printed or CNC machined master and rubber or plastic-like polyurethanes are poured to make parts.

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Benefits and Challenges of Urethane Casting

Benefits of Urethane Casting:

  • economical for low volume producion runs
  • very accurate
  • wide range of materials
  • smooth surface finish

Challenges of Injection Molding:

  • UV sensitive and will discolor over time
  • geometry resticted by what can be removed from mold without damaging it
  • up-front tooling expense

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