Best Book for lost wax casting

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jlakes85
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Best Book for lost wax casting

Post by jlakes85 » Mon Feb 20, 2017 4:40 pm

Hi All,

Does anyone have a good recommendation? Thanks again

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Re: Best Book for lost wax casting

Post by Harold_V » Mon Feb 20, 2017 4:50 pm

While I don't have a title at hand, if you'll visit a business that specializes in jewelry supplies, you'll find a few books that relate to investment casting. It's common procedure for jewelers (not the well dressed people behind the counter, but the benchman) to use the process, so it is well documented. What you learn from such a publication applies equally well to other products.

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Re: Best Book for lost wax casting

Post by RONALD » Mon Feb 20, 2017 8:26 pm

There is a vast amount of information available on lost wax casting.

Here is an olde on Amazon which gives just the basics:

https://www.amazon.com/LOST-WAX-CASTING ... ting+books

Here is a place that has a video, and many books:

https://www.riogrande.com/

Here are others that may be of interest:

http://www.remet.com/

http://www.kerrcasting.com/company

http://www.alloyavenue.com/vb/forum.php

The last one is a forum for amateurs, where they sometimes have questionable practices.

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Re: Best Book for lost wax casting

Post by SteveM » Tue Feb 21, 2017 7:19 am

Check out our own trainman4602's youtube channel. He does some lost wax casting.

https://www.youtube.com/user/trainman4602/videos

Steve

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