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Old April 17th, 2012, 04:20 PM   #305
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Default Re: Hood Ornament

Originally Posted by Unkl Ian View Post
John: MDF ?

What is the name of the process, that the foundry uses ?
It's not sand casting, since they use plaster.
Yup. MDF. Will be plenty strong enough for 50 parts off.

Fred just calls it casting. Just casts into a plaster mold instead of a sand mold. Don't think it is anything special. I think he cures the plaster under vacuum to pull air bubbles out.
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