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Lost Wax Process or Casting

lost wax pro·​cess or cast·​ing | ˈlȯst waks prä-ˌses ər ka-stiŋ

verb

A casting process where a carved or cast wax original is encased in clay or other investment, before being melted at a high temperature, and replaced with molten metal

This process has been used since early Egyptian times for casting fine metals, where the highest level of detail was required.

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