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Looking for casting equipment


#1

Hi Everyone,

I am still in search of casting equipment.vacuum pump and a variety
of small hand tools. I’m located in New Hope, Pa. and I really
appreciate your help.

Holly Riddel


#2

Hi, I found that for new stuff Rio Grande or Metalliferous were
preety good… depending on what spec you need. For second hand stuff
ebay is great. As for a casting machine … I made mine from a large
metal box (welded air tight by a friend) with a hole in the top for
a perf flask and a vacuum pump (from ebay). The investment table you
can just buy a side draw bell jar (from Rio Grande or whoever) and
some rubber and a nice chunk of marble / granite from a stonemason
… this works well!

good luck
Keith