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Lost-wax Casting : A practitioners manual - Wilburt Feinberg

Lost-wax Casting

A practitioners manual

Paperback Published: 1st June 1983
ISBN: 9780903031882
Number Of Pages: 80

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Outlines the basic techniques of lost-wax casting and describes the equipment needed to carry out the process successfully. Explains how the equipment can be made, using local labour and natural resources readily available in developing countries.

Author's prefacep. v
Introductionp. 1
The lost-wax casting process
Primitive lost-wax castingp. 7
Preparing and moulding the waxp. 11
Moulding wax patternsp. 14
Investment mould coatingsp. 23
Burn-out and castingp. 25
Construction techniques
Preparing clay mixturesp. 29
Constructing a crucible furnacep. 34
Building a burn-out ovenp. 49
Crucible-making and maintenancep. 58
Preparing non-ferrous metals for castingp. 61
Case studiesp. 67
Review and check listp. 70
Glossary of casting termsp. 72
Bibliographyp. 74
Useful datap. 74
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ISBN: 9780903031882
ISBN-10: 0903031884
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 80
Published: 1st June 1983
Publisher: ITDG Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 26.04 x 18.42  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.18