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Centrifugal or Lost Wax Jewelry Casting
« on: May 19, 2008, 06:10:17 AM »
Centrifugal or Lost Wax Jewelry Casting
for schools,tradesmen,craftsmen
by Murray Bovin
Bovin Publishing

Again this volume follows in the previous books pattern of lots of info.
Along with B&W photos, and line drawings of the items and procedures being discussed.

    * Rubber Mold Making, using the vulcanizing method favored by Jewelers
    * Casting waxes and forming techniques
    * Spruing and investing,burnout
    * Centrifugal casting machines
    * Metal melting and casting procedure
    * Finishing operations
    * Jewelry casting metal
    * White metals casting, mold rubber,the alloys , zinc-aluminum
    * Gold refining, enough for you to get buy for casting.
    * Work of the contemporary craftsmen,equipment, information and sources of supply

It covers both the hobbyist type machines and the commercial spin casting machines. And the procedures and problem that can be encountered in casting. It still as good as when it was first put out.
and it seems to be available and in print all the time as it is reprinted every couple of years.

And it its contents can be applied to almost anything you want to cast.
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