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Non Life Sciences => Technology => Topic started by: CaptMoldman on 06/08/2015 18:00:32

Title: Injection Molding with Magnesium
Post by: CaptMoldman on 06/08/2015 18:00:32
A company has devised a rapid injection molding technique that works with magnesium.

http://www.onlineamd.com/proto-labs-magnesium-injection-molding-080415.aspx#.VcOQrflVikp

From what I understand, this will allow the aerospace program to utilize the same material in prototyping stages that it would be using during manufacturing. I'd never heard of thixomolding before but most of my experience is in plastics.