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Marine Exhaust Manifold

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Part: Water Cooled Marine Exhaust Manifold

  • 2 DSPC prototype castings
  • 20 prototypes from DSPC "Soft" tool
  • Production run 6,000

Approximate part size: 16" x 8" x 6"

Material: 356-T6 aluminum

  • DSPC prototypes 3 weeks as cast
  • 20 prototypes from soft tool 5-6 weeks
  • First article from a DSPC (aluminum cast) Production tool 6 weeks, production 500-600 parts / month

Production casting method: Sand Casting.
Special challenges: Complex core cavities (7 cores)