5/01 ULC vacuum casting machine

Create high quality parts in a wide range of resins as well as high quality wax investment casting masters.

Features and benefits

  • Mould sizes up to 530 mm × 450 mm × 425 mm
  • Small footprint bench top machine – ideal for small workshops
  • Manual pouring – minimal maintenance
  • Push button operation – simple interface


The Renishaw 5/01 ULC vacuum casting machine is designed as an entry level vacuum casting solution and is particularly well suited to small businesses and educational establishments.

By keeping the control system simple and employing manual control for the resin pouring within the chamber, the 5/01 ULC is incredibly user friendly.

VC module

For plastic prototypes and low volume production in vacuum casting polyurethane resins.

Heated cup option

For creating wax master models for the investment casting process and low melting alloys.

5/01 ULC Vacuum Casting Machine

Find out how our vacuum casting systems work

Vacuum casting products and process

Renishaw provide a full solution for vacuum casting with a range of machines, from manual to high capacity computer automated, for the economic production of short run, end use parts and prototypes – up to 50 parts from a single mould.

5/01 ULC Vacuum Casting Machine Specifications

Dimension housing
(H x W x D)
1175 mm x 1200 mm x 594 mm
(includes ovens)
Maximum mould size
(H x W x D)
530 mm x 450 mm x 425 mm
Casting capacity 0.8 L
Power supply* 230 V/50 Hz
Pump capacity 25 m³/h
Ultimate vacuum 0.5 mbar
Gross machine weight 250 kg

* Other power supply configurations are available


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Renishaw vacuum casting systems are ideal for small batch production. I single silicon mould can be used up to 50 times before retooling is required.

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