IJAT Vol.2 No.4 pp. 289-296
doi: 10.20965/ijat.2008.p0289

Development Report:

Developing Innovative IT-Based Full Mold Casting

Hiroyoshi Kimura

Kimura Chuzosho Co., Ltd.
1157 Nagasawa, Shimizu-cho, Sunto-gun, Shizuoka 411-0905, Japan

March 25, 2008
July 1, 2008
July 5, 2008
Full Mold Casting, infomation technology, CAD/CAM, 3D data, iron casting
Full mold casting (FMC), an effective manufacturing process for relatively large and small lot production, fits in well with information technology (IT) because FMC uses polystyrene foam for making patterns effectively shaped using CAD/CAM and a machining center, with IT making FMC extremely powerful in production. Kimura Chuzosho Co. which has been developing FMC since 1996, established original IT-based FMC in the early 2000s, maintaining domestic and international competitiveness in product quality, price, and cycle time as detailed in the sections this follow.
Cite this article as:
H. Kimura, “Developing Innovative IT-Based Full Mold Casting,” Int. J. Automation Technol., Vol.2 No.4, pp. 289-296, 2008.
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