Bronze Casting

The Hydracast Art Casting range is designed for a number of applications including casting medium to large ornamental parts using the lost wax process or more traditional methods.

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Hydracast Cre'Art

Hydracast Cre’ Art is a ready to use, plaster-based, fine grained refractory investment, specially formulated for use in artistic applications.

Cre’Art enables ideal value for money positioning with good mechanical resistance characteristics and good surface finishing

Technical Data
% water used 36
Liquid density 1.8
Mixing time minutes 4
Working / Casting time minutes 17
Initial setting time (minutes) 24
Linear expansion 2 hours after setting % 0.30%

Hydracast Tradition

Hydracast Tradition is a refractory investment designed to cast bronze parts following traditional lost wax processes, such as manual or mechanical sprueing of the investment onto a wax model.

This product was designed to reproduce fine details (no sedimentation, no slumping/ flowing) and can also be mixed with chamotte to fill a mould.

Technical Data
% water used 42
Liquid density 1.75
Mixing time minutes 4
Working / Casting time minutes 13
Initial setting time (minutes) 17
Linear expansion 2 hours after setting % < 0.3