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Casting in cold weather?
Maddahorn - Thursday, January 5, 2012 - 8:10amCold weather casting brass
I recently set up in my garage to cast some brass parts. I'm using an open face flask form. Is there a temp that is possible to get brass so it doesn't start to cool before pouring. I've tried twice, the second time I let it heat longer after getting molten, and the same thing happens - I pour for a few seconds and the brass starts to harden, no matter how fast I get it out of the furnace. Outside temp between 30 -40 degrees. Is this going to work or do I have to wait till spring or summer?