Deep Mould provides one-stop solution to any rapid prototype needed.
Generally to say, we create rapid prototype by CNC milling or machining, we use this method to make your idea come to true. We use different kinds of material, such as steel, plastic, brass copper, or aluminum.
For small quantity volume parts we use RTV (Room temperature vulcanization) with silicone molds. Rubber or plastic parts can be made out from it.
CNC milling is an ideal way to turn your CAD design into a three dimensional prototype, because of its accuracy and solid production of prototype building. Many still opt for CNC machining instead because of the solid structure and accuracy. Also the final structure looks like it is real injection molded or casted.
When producing prototypes through the CNC Machining method, the materials used for creating the prototype are limitless. From metals, such as brass, stainless steel, aluminum , plastics such as ABS, POM, PP, PA +GF,PC and PMMA, or other synthetic materials can be used through machining.
It is well-established that SLA is the most precise prototyping method in rapid manufacturing. SLA has many inherent advantages. It boasts of high efficiency and nearly 100% material usage rate. Because it can make extreme high precision prototypes, it’s often used to produce complicated and intricate objects like electronic and mechanical components, art-ware, etc.
It is a fast and cheap way to achive your idea from drawing to real part. If your part quantity is not big, then it will be a good solution for you.
Vacuum Injection is a most common uses rapid prototyping technology, when you need a short run of your 3d cad model. The parts are made out of a Polyurethanes with properties close to real injected plastics such as ABS,PA, POM ,PA or TPE's or TPR rubbers. Usually series of 10-100 pieces will be run using this casting technology. Each Silicone mold can make maximum 20 to 25 pieces.
The first step of vacuum injection process involves encapsulating/enclosing a master model in a liquid Silicone rubber. This model is usually made by 3d printing, SLA stereo lithography or CNC machining. Then a vacuum is applied to the mould. The mould is then cured in an oven at around 70Â°C. Once cured the mould can be split up in 2 or more parts, at which point the master model is removed leaving a mould cavity perfectly replicating the master model.