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Project data
Authors Nicholas Balavich
Status Prototyped
Completed 2019
Made? Yes
Replicated? No
Instance of Cast iron pan
Download Open Know How Manifest
Page data
Part of MY4777
Type Project
Keywords 3d printing, cooking, iron pan, iron, How tos, Cast Iron Pan, Metal Casting
SDG Sustainable Development Goals SDG09 Industry innovation and infrastructure
Authors Nicholas Balavich
Published 2019
License CC-BY-SA-3.0
Affiliations MTU
Michigan_Tech's_Open_Sustainability_Technology_Lab
Language English (en)
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This 3D printed pan is the beginnig of your own cast iron pan at home. Foundries use 3D printed model to begin prototype molds to ensure that molten metal fills and create the specific casts that they desire.

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Skills and Knowledge Necessary to Make the Cast Iron Pan[edit | edit source]

3D printing Capability, Metal Casting Experience, of Sand Molds and Gray Iron Chemistry, Grinding

Bill of Materials[edit | edit source]

All 3D models can be found here (STLs, OpenSource CAD models)

Note: Pieces were printed separately and glued together

Wood Glue - Estimated cost $4

Foundry Access - Sand Molding, Molten Metal (Gray Iron for Cast Iron Pan), Grinder for optimal smooth cooking surface

Some steps are a secret of the foundry! Good Luck molding! Be Safe!