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shapeways silver casting question [message #31325] Fri, 22 July 2011 05:52 UTC Go to previous message
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Hi all, just a quick question about size differences in the process of Shapeways silver service.
I am aware in regular casting processes, shrinkage from the wax model to the final cast piece can occur.
Has anyone experienced shrinkage from thier 3d model to the final silver shapeways object?
Say if I wanted to make a ring with a specific inside diameter, should I be compensating for shrinkage in my 3d model? if so what is the rate (if known)?
Thanks in advance.

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