How Kennedy Valve Revived in-house Patternmaking with Additive
Kennedy Valve was working with an aging workflow in sand casting applications, developing patterns and tooling with an external supply strategy that replaced their long retired in-house pattern shop. By adding a 1 m3 BigRep industrial 3D printer to their factory floor, they reduced their sand casting pattern and tooling expenses by an astounding $13,000 USD for just one part. Kennedy Valve’s BigRep ONE returned its value after just 5 prints!
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- Affordably and efficiently modernized an aging industrial workflow
- Reduced sand casting pattern and tooling expenses by $13,000 USD for one part
- Streamlined the prototyping process with in-house additive manufacturing
- Creates affordable product showpieces for tradeshows and potential investors