This course introduces students to the many processes associated with lost-wax casting. Wax carving (precision and free-form), cuttlefish casting, sprueing, investing, centrifugal casting, moulding (rubber and silicone), and wax injecting are all covered. Students also learn advanced, efficient methods of finishing and polishing cast pieces. Special attention is paid to health and safety when working with these potentially dangerous materials and equipment
Course code: JADE 1123
Length: 150.0 hours
PrerequisitesJADE 1120 Metal Techniques 1
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.