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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.
The lost-wax casting process
Primitive lost-wax casting
Preparing and moulding the wax
Moulding wax patterns
Investment mould coatings
Burn-out and casting
Preparing clay mixtures
Constructing a crucible furnace
Building a burn-out oven
Crucible-making and maintenance
Preparing non-ferrous metals for casting
Review and check list
Glossary of casting terms
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ISBN: 9780903031882 ISBN-10: 0903031884 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 80 Published: 1st June 1983 Publisher: ITDG Publishing Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 26.04 x 18.42
Weight (kg): 0.18