The Renishaw 5/01 Vacuum Casting Machine

Create high quality parts in a wide range of resins as well as high quality wax investment casting masters.

Starting under $45,000

About the machine

The 5/01 PLC Vacuum Casting Machine is capable of casting the full range of Renishaw polyurethane resins.

The 5/01 is smallest PLC* controlled Renishaw vacuum casting system in the range, and benefits from all the process control and user interface features available on the larger 5/04 and 5/06 machines.

VC module

The standard module for production of plastic prototypes and low volume production in vacuum casting polyurethane resins.

Heated cup option

Enables production of wax master models for the investment casting, and low melting point alloys.

*Programmable Logic Controller

Molds up to 530mm × 450mm × 425mm

Small footprint bench-top machine – ideal for small workshops

PLC control and automation – ensures repeatable casting

Heated cup – suitable for casting high quality wax masters

How Vacuum Casting Systems Work

MTek3D provides a full solution for vacuum casting with a range of machines, from manual to high capacity computer automated, for the economic production of short run, end use parts and prototypes – up to 50 parts from a single mould.

Product Specs

Dimension Housing
(H x W x D)
46.25″ x 35.4″ x 23.3″
(1175mm x 900mm x 594mm)
Max Mold Size
(H x W x D)
20.9″ × 17.7″ × 16.7″
(530mm x 450mm x 425mm)
Casting Capacity 0.8 L
Power Requirements 220 VAC Single Phase
Pump Capacity 25 m³/h
Ultimate Vacuum 0.5 mbar
Gross Machine Weight 300 kg

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