Taxonomy: Plaster Casting

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Plaster casting creates workpieces by pouring molten material into a mold made of plaster, which is then destroyed after the material has cooled.

Overview of Process

Plaster casting is a method of creating workpieces from molten material. A plaster mold is designed to the desired shape, and molten material is poured into it. Once the material has cooled and formed the shape, the mold is destroyed, leaving the workpiece available for further processing.

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Process Illustration


Library of Manufacturing. “Plaster Mold Casting

Todd, Allen and Alting. “Manufacturing Processes Reference Guide”. 1994.