Back when I started my career I occasionally used a sand casting
device. I didn’t have very much respect for that technology at the
time. Now I would really like to get my hands on a small jewelry
sized unit so I can cast unique shaped gold ingots. The standard
round and square shaped adjustable jeweler’s ingot molds just aren’t
versatile enough. Anyone know where I can get one nowadays?
Gesswein, Rio and Frei and Borel don’t carry them as far as I can
tell from the catalogs, and all ebay has are large cope and draw
types that are WAY too large. The unit I used had a pourspout built
into the top which made it possible to do long items like ingots.
Any one have a good source for me?
By the way what I want to do is pour triangular or long oval ingots
that I can then draw down. If anyone knows of why using a sand
casting unit would not work for this or have another idea that
doesn’t include lost wax casting, I would love to hear it.