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Printed wax model [message #57744] Fri, 30 November 2012 16:05 UTC Go to next message
avatar Quade  is currently offline Quade
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I see that the silver material is an available option, and that they create it by using the lost wax method. Is it possible to receive the wax to make my own mold, or is there a process that someone has posted for making casts of their prints for creating jewelry etc...

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Re: Printed wax model [message #57772 is a reply to message #57744 ] Fri, 30 November 2012 18:59 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Not at this time.
It's been discussed at length, and is a hot-topic item, but it's not an option yet.


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Re: Printed wax model [message #57773 is a reply to message #57744 ] Fri, 30 November 2012 19:11 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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To add to stonys comment, the problem is shipping. We would not be able to cost effectively ship the wax while preventing damage. The plan is to offer more castable materials. So keep on the look out for that. I found this post with a metal survey, but I believe there is another one specifically about castable metals


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Re: Printed wax model [message #57776 is a reply to message #57773 ] Fri, 30 November 2012 19:45 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar Quade  is currently offline Quade
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Great information. Thanks for your feedback.
Re: Printed wax model [message #91314 is a reply to message #57744 ] Thu, 05 June 2014 11:29 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar natalia  is currently offline natalia
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Hey EchoMM,

Just wanted to update this thread: WE PRINT WAX NOW!

Have fun,
Natalia


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Re: Printed wax model [message #117525 is a reply to message #91314 ] Wed, 17 June 2015 06:55 UTC Go to previous message
avatar jonas_nyffenegger  is currently offline jonas_nyffenegger
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Hi Natalia,

I'm looking for information about selling wax: Why is that not an material option to sell?

 
   
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