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BronzeLab 1 Second Pour

Giles J Corby27 February 2013

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Mould preheat

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Pouring the final moulds

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Pouring the final moulds

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Pot lift out

 

CNC moulds

Giles J Corby27 February 2013

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Breaking open moulds

Giles J Corby18 February 2013

Ceramic shell moulds – Breaking moulds apart

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 Bronze casts fresh from the moulds

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BronzeLab 1 First Pour

Giles J Corby18 February 2013

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Bronze pour day

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Pre-heating the moulds

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Pre-heating the moulds

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Pre-heating the moulds

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Pre-heating the moulds

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Pre-heating the moulds

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Pre-heating the moulds

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Pre-heating the moulds

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Pre-heating the moulds

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Putting the moulds into sand

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opening the furnace

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Poured Bronze moulds

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Poured Bronze moulds

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Poured Bronze moulds

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BronzeLab 1 test pour

Giles J Corby18 February 2013

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Pre-heating the ceramic shell moulds

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Pre-heating the ceramic shell moulds

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Pre-heating the ceramic shell moulds

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Digging the sand pit

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Bronze pot lift out

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Bronze pot lift out

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Pouring Bronze

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Digging the sand pit

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Schedule Notice

Giles J Corby15 February 2013

The BronzeLab will continue on Monday 18th and Tuesday 19th February.
We will be back with more updates once we start pouring on Monday morning.

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Ceramic shell Burn out

Giles J Corby14 February 2013

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Burnt out ceramic shell moulds

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Burning out ceramic shell moulds

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Burning out ceramic shell moulds

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Burning out ceramic shell moulds

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Burning out ceramic shell moulds

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Burnt out ceramic shell moulds

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Burnt out ceramic shell moulds

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Burnt out ceramic shell moulds

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Aluminium Pour

Giles J Corby14 February 2013

Micro mould burn out

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Melting the metal
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Looking in

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Test burn out

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Pouring metal

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Pouring metal

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Pouring metal

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Micro casts

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Micro moulds in sand

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metal cast

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Fixing Moulds

Giles J Corby14 February 2013

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Fixing Moulds

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Fixing moulds

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Fixing moulds

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Micro moulds

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Ceramic shell Dip

Giles J Corby13 February 2013

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Paddle mixing mould slurry

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Dipping waxes

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Dipping Waxes in slurry

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Dipping waxes

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Dipping waxes

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Dipping waxes in slurry

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Dipping wax positive in slurry

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Dipping wax positive in slurry

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Dipping wax positive in slurry

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Stucco demo

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Ceramic shell mould in production

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Ceramic shell mould in production

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Ceramic shell mould in production

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Ceramic shell mould in production

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Ceramic shell mould in production

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Ceramic shell mould in production

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Ceramic shell mould in production

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Ceramic shell mould in production

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Ceramic shell moulds i

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Ceramic shell mould in production

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Ceramic shell mould in production

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Ceramic shell mould in production

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