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Re: Investment casting -what book gives the most information
Posted by Jesse Brennan on August 23, 19100 at 08:57:30:
In Reply to: Investment casting -what book gives the most information posted by Aaron West on August 22, 19100 at 22:16:43:
This the site of Ron Young who is the art casting Guru on ceramic shell.
his book is "Methods for modern sculptors"
Also go to:
You will see Johnson Atelier get their catalog and dream about their classes.
There is other stuff here is and it is art oriented but a part is a part is a part.
Two books that I think are pretty interesting are published in the UK
"Lost Wax Casting" Wilbert Feiberg ISBN 0 903031 88 4
This book is a low tech manual developed by a British group maybe like the US Peace Corps.
It will help take some mystique out of the process since it applies to actual processes taken into the third world . These practices will greatly resemble the origin of the method thousands of years ago- with a few modern additions. Includes use of Native waxes +
"Metal Casting--Appropriate technology for the small foundry" Steve Hurst ISBN 1 85339 197 2
Same group Same effort to third world but broader coverage including
Check Amazon I got one from them, the other I got from England .
beginners my get some help at these websites:
These are just a few off my bookmarks list- no particular reason to post