Strong fumigated wooden crates outside/ iron boxes and waterproof plastic film inside
30 days after the deposit
Bronze/Brass (Thickness 3-6mm)
Height 2m/ Any sizes as you requirements
lost-wax casting process
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Our artist will make the clay mold according to the pictures/ drawings which confirmed with the customer, when finish, we will send lots of different views pictures to customer for reference till you are satisfied with the clay mold, then we go ahead..
Painting the latex rubber onto the original clay mold, that’s been added in layers. When dry, the rubber mold has been completed . (the large sculptures will create plaster mold) .
After remove artists’ original mold and clean the reassemble empty mold, building several layers of the hot wax within the rubber mold, when dry, this wax pattern is finished. (the wax pattern is a hollow duplicate of the artists’ original clay mold)
Wax pattern will dipped into colloidal silica slurry and then coated with several layers of silica sand. About 5-8 days, dry sand shell is finished (the large statues will crate large sand boxes).
Dry sand shell will place in the fire kiln where the shell is cured and the wax pattern is melted out, after several hours, the shell is ready to contain the molten bronze, this is “ lost wax” .
Casting the bronze, Bronze material will melted in a crucible furnace until they transform into a molten liquid, then we will hand-pour molten bronze into this hollow sand shell under temperature of about 2000 F.
When the bronze is cooled, we will remove the sand shell, reunite all parts of this sculpture and start to weld all together..Polishing the surface and ready to make patina..
The patina process is result of chemical and heat applied time after time, until the customs are satisfied with the finally patina, finally wax it to protect the sculpture.
Packing & Shipping
Inside: Soft plastic foam
Outside: Strong fumigated wooden cases and iron boxes
--By sea (Special for life size sculptures and large scuptures, can save lots of cost).
--By air (Special for small sculptures or when you need the sculpture very urgently).
--By express delivery DHL, TNT, UPS, FedEx .. (Door to Door delivery, about 3-7 days can reach).
Please kindly Contact us ! we will depends on your sculptures and local situation, find a best delivery way for your reference.