lost-wax casting

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lost-wax casting:

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[Fr.,=lost wax], sculptural process of metal casting that may be used for hollow and solid casting. The sculptor makes a model in plaster or clay that is then coated with wax. This model is then covered with a perforated plaster or clay mold.
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She uses the lost wax casting method, combined with other ancient and modern techniques, creating textured sterling silver and ancient bronze jewelry.
Founded in 1947 as a lost wax casting company, the group has become of the UK's largest and most longestablished jewellery manufacturers and currently employs around 180 staff across three bases - in the Jewellery Quarter, London and Essex.
Founded in 1947 as a lost wax casting company, the group has become of the UK's largest and most long-established jewellery manufacturers and currently employs around 180 staff across three bases - in the Jewellery Quarter, London and Essex.
I work like a sculptor - I carve all my pieces in wax and then I have them cast in metal by the lost wax casting process.
These objects are made in a material that has been designed to have 100 percent burn-out during the lost wax casting process.
Processes include traditional arts such as lost wax casting and panel beating as well as modern techniques like composite lamination and direct metal laser sintering.
The footage is recent and, we are told, lost wax casting is still practised today.
One of the most used technology for prototypes or small series parts production is investment casting (IC) or lost wax casting (LWC) process.
The new sculpture is cast using the lost wax casting process, according to company officials.
Maybe this is just how things ought to be, for lost wax casting, the process Howmet uses to create these precision forms, is both old and somehow strangely new.
Recently, the company switched production methods, going from the lost wax casting process to the MIM (metal injection molding) process.