Plastic and Metal Vacuum Casting
Vacuum casting is used by a range of industries including automotive, medical and scientific, creative and entertainment, and consumer products.
When Do You Need Plastic and Metal Vacuum Casting?
Vacuum Casting is the perfect fit between early design and large scale production.
Design and Prototyping: 3D Printing
Use 3D Printers when you are changing your design often and need to tweak the product.
- Easy Design changes
- See the finished product
- Can be printed in-house
- Takes a long time to print each item.
- Printed items need sanded and finished.
Small Batch Production: Vacuum Casting
When your ready to produce your product, but do not need to product it by the thousands.
Vacuum Casting is perfect for:
- Small batch production runs
- Delivering several demos
- Increased production speed
- Low cost production
- Custom parts
Large Quantity Production: Injection Molding
Use injection molding when you are ready to produce your product in large quantity.
- Low cost per item
- Rapid production capability
- Large quantity (several thousand) runs
- Expensive up front investment
- Requires large on-site facilities or off-site manufacturing partners
Who will benefit from Vacuum Casting?
Auto Parts Suppliers and Restoration Shops
Need to deliver parts that are hard to find or no longer manufactured? Use Vacuum Casting to create replicas of original parts for your customers.
The Entertainment Industry
Create custom props and set pieces for Movies, TV, Commercials, or even stage and Theatre productions.
Test your new products with small batch runs. Vacuum casting is a cost effective way to test your product.
Custom Parts Manufacturers
Does your client need specialized parts, but only a few at a time? Vacuum casting allows you to create custom parts for clients.
Find out how our vacuum casting systems work
MillenniTek provides 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.
We can create up to 50 parts from a single mould.
Need Vacuum Casting Supplies?
MillenniTek is an authorized Renishaw distributor providing a full solution for vacuum casting of plastics 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.
We supply a full range of resins to suit your application, please see our data sheets to find out more.
Don’t need an in-house machine? Let MillenniTek cast your parts.
We advise on and offer a comprehensive range of resins which simulate the quality of thermoplastics, flexible and true high performance plastic resins including clear, ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene), high temperature ABS and flame retardant plastic – UL94V0 and FDA (Food and Drug Administration) compliant.
Our expertise extends to a full metal part casting service using wax masters from our own machines.
Confidence in the reliability of our own machines, and the quality of product they produce is such that we manufacture short run production parts for other high quality engineering products in the Renishaw portfolio, for example Dynascan and Quarryman
Trust Our Expertise
Our vacuum casting machines are designed and built in-house, by Renishaw expert engineers. Time served experts with over 25 years of vacuum casting experience are on hand for advice on machines and material selection – all Renishaw products are fully supported by MillenniTek in the United States.