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Casting with graphite mould?

Postby k.russell.glass » Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:41 am

I'm looking to make several dozen of the same shape and wanting a high amount of detail. Thinking I might get a graphite mould made so I can reuse it continually. It would be an open faced, shallow casting (3/4" max). Is this an option for casting in the kiln?
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Re: Casting with graphite mould?

Postby marykaynitchie » Tue Sep 18, 2018 2:44 pm

My understanding is that graphite molds do not hold up to firing temperatures repeatedly.

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