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lost-wax process


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lost-wax process

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A method of casting metal or glass in a mold, the cavity of which, or the positive of the form to be made, is formed with wax which is then melted or burned off, and displaced by molten metal or glass.

Variations

Precision casting

cire-perdue process

casting, wax

cire perdue

cire-perdue process

wax casting

cire-perdue

lost wax

lost-wax casting

lost wax casting

lost wax process

Broader Term

casting

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