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Investment casting

Scope note

Technique for making small, accurate castings from alloys having high melting points, the mold being made by investing a pattern of wax or similar material that can be removed from the investment by melting it. OED2

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

3000237989

Broader Terms used

casting (process)

Term used for

casting, investment

Created

11yrs ago

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