After reading the huge debates regarding vacuum vs. centrifugal
casting on this forum, I really don’t want to open this can of worms
back up again so if you want to respond to me offline feel free.
I am at the point with my small biz where I am needing to go into
small scale (250-350 pieces per month) production (of silver and gold
jewelery pieces - typically small ones (up to 3oz max and that’s on a
rare day!) I am looking into both centrifugal casting equip as I have
heard it is less $$ to start, easier to manage technically, etc. but
recently I came across the Rio vacuum casting / investing table for
$550.00 and was under the impression it could “do it all”. Does
anyone have any experience with this machine? Is it
reliable/dependable for the money. Produce quality items? What’s the
Your feedback would be appreciated. Feel free to respond offline.