What is investment? | Bullseye

What is investment?

investment is the term for a mixture of materials used to make a mold

Investment is a mixture of materials used to make a mold. In general, investment mixes for kilncasting glass are composed of three basic ingredients: a binder, a refractory, and modifiers.

Some artists use readymade investment mixes like Bullseye Investment, which is plaster-silica based.

To learn about creating your own investment recipes, see TipSheet 8: Basic Lost Wax Kilncasting.

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