Investment Casting
Course Code: JDTI - 105
Programme Length: 2 weeks, 6 Days a week (12 sessions)
Timing: 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
This course includes training in investment casting and rubber mould cutting. The practical classes are supported by theoretical lectures and audio-visual presentation. Students can take home their rubber moulds and the final cast pieces in silver.
Programme Contents
  • Introduction to casting [Process, Cycle & Technique]
  • Audio-Visual Presentation
  • Forming the Rubber Mould
  • Wax Injection
  • Cleaning of Wax pieces
  • Introduction to sprueing techniques and wax tree assembly
  • Alloy calculations including wax to metal conversion ratios
  • Types of investments and their preparation
  • De-waxing techniques and burnout process
  • Casting of final pieces
  • Sprue cutting
  • Casting defects and trouble-shooting
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