FOPAT is an innovative material designed to make accurate and affordable patterns for investment castings. The research and development team of FOPAT Production Inc. (FPI) had the vision to formulate and perfect an advanced material that is dimensionally accurate, energy efficient, temperature stable, and cost effective. FOPAT can be produced in a variety of shapes, complexities, and sizes. It is the next generation that offers solutions to multiple technical problems in investment casting foundries.
FOPAT patterns provide dimensional accuracy and lost wax casting stability to produce high quality castings with smooth surface finish. This unique innovative material is approximately 1/8th the density of wax, rigid, lightweight, easy to ship, easy to handle, easy to assemble, and easy to process without the need for autoclave.
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Advantages of FOPAT
- Superior Dimensional Accuracy
- Superb Temperature Stability
- Energy Efficient & Cost Effective
- Durable Patterns for Thin Sections
- Reduced Tooling Costs
- Elimination of Chills
- Improved Manufacturing Productivity
- Reduced Labor Costs
- Shippable Patterns
- Easy to Handle
- Easy to Assemble
- Longer Shelf Life
- Eliminate Air Conditioned Wax Room
- Gentle on Complex Cores
- Eliminate Autoclave
- Potential for Thinner Shells
- Potential for Faster Shell Drying
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