Antioch process

Antioch process

[′an·tē‚äk ′präs·əs]
(metallurgy)
A method of plaster molding in which a plaster-water mixture is poured over a pattern, after which the mold is steam-treated, allowed to set in air, dried in an oven, and cooled for use in casting certain alloys.
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I tell them what we do, how the Antioch process works and give them the basics of how we work with them," he said.
The foamed plaster process or permeable metalcasting plaster, has been designed to produce mold permeabilities comparable to those obtained in the Antioch process, but without the autoclaving cycle.