• Cost Reduction reduces or eliminates machining or fabrication

  • Design Flexibility almost any shape can be cast Weight Reduction

  • Close Dimensional Tolerances

  • Tooling costs often less than other methods

  • Superior cast surface finish

  • Alloy Selection cast parts which are difficult or impossible to machine

  • Sales appeal is enhanced by improved performance

  • Increases Manufacturing Capacity by Freeing Capital Equipment often

  • 90% or more of the final shape is available in the investment casting....

  • Machine tools are released for finishing operations instead of hogging out the shape

  • Physical properties are the same in all directions

  • Economy in long and short production runs

  • Design changes at costs far less than those of other techniques

  • Requires little or no draft in tooling



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