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Casting Metal Parts

One of the questions most often asked regarding the manufacturing of our kits is how the metal detail parts are made. So I thought we could show you a brief step by step of how it's done. The process itself is called spin casting, where a rubber mold is spun at high speed while hot liquid metal is poured into it, using a spin caster machine.First you need some metal and it needs to be melted into liquid form to about 700 degrees; this is done with a gas or electric melting pot. The metal used is a tin alloy. The pot is always kept full to help maintain temperature. Then you need a mold of the items you are...

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