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Casting & Moulding

Our main work is in precious metals, gold alloys, sterling silver and industrial standard metals such as brass and bronze. All our metals are responsibly sourced and can come with a full contents certificate by request. All our jewellery metals are free from lead and nickel as standard, our base metal grain can often be so upon request. Our casting production line utilities;

– Vacuum casting (inert N2 or Argon atmosphere)
– Customer metal flasks (scrap / family gold – all metal sent is returned)

Metals available
– Gold alloys: 9k, 10k, 14k, 18k, 22k, 24k
– Sterling silver
– Argentium
– Eco Silver
– Bronze
– Brass
– Copper

Our moulding services cover many types of moulding technology however almost all moulds created in the modern era are RTV – liquid silicone rubber moulds. Focus on recommendations super jackpot.
Mould designs are created dependent upon many factors, but always with the intention of maximising quality for a given model and simplifying finishing. With this approach you can relax in comfort and get the most saleable and easily finished model of furnace repair, with the lowest possible finishing cost at a reasonable casting fee – this combination almost always keeps our clients in California very competitive.

Black Arts can mould objects from organic pieces to metal components. Waxes and certain rapid prototyping resins are often recommended to be  moulded before casting to offer an ‘insurance policy’ when casting a master, urgent job or anything that has a high prototyping cost.

Our castings are guaranteed for satisfaction within the constraints of what is possible with regards to your model and the standard price point services offered. If you’re not satisfied with a casting a free replacement casting service is always available. Please be aware that singly the most significant driver for a quality casting outcome is a model that has been designed for casting.

Our moulding services cover many types of moulding technology.
Mould designs are created dependent upon many factors, but always with the intention of maximising quality, optimising price and simplifying finishing. With this approach you get the most saleable model, with the lowest possible finishing cost at a reasonable price – this combination almost always keeps us and you very competitive with our competitors.

Black Arts can mould from organic pieces to metal components. Waxes and certain rapid prototyping resins are often suggested for moulding before casting to offer an ‘insurance policy’ when casting a master or urgent job.

Our castings are guaranteed for satisfaction. If you’re not satisfied with a casting a free replacement casting service is always available.

Finishing

Finishes available

 

WE ARE UNABLE TO OFFER ANY OTHER KIND OF FINISHING THAN LISTED


Bright finished (standard service) either chemically stripped or magnetic pin polished alloy dependent.

Plating finishes available – hard gold plating 2 microns/Vermeil as standard, greater depths on request

– Rose Gold – hard gold plating
– Yellow Gold – hard gold plating

Plating is the FINAL TOUCH and your pieces need to be provided with the final polish/finish and be clean ready to plate.

Pricing Information

Our pricing is very simple, you can probably work out your own prices using the formula we use to write invoices there are no hidden fees, no extra costs for adding sprues, or removing sprues.
All work is sent pickled, de-sprued to within 1-0.5mm and magnetic pin polished unless requested otherwise.

Moulds
RTV or silicone rubber £15 for the smallest size up to 200 grams of rubber used, thereafter rubber is charged at cost depending on rubber used – nearly all moulds fall into the the above category.

  • Castings
    £3.30 for small castings, rings etc (up to 30mm)
  • £4.40 Medium rings, heavy gents rings/cocktail rings (up to 40mm
  • £5.50 larger rings, super heavy gents rings/cocktail rings (up to 50mm)
  •  £6.60 Bangles (up to 75mmx5mm)
  • £8.80 Bangles (up to 75mmx10mm)
  • £10 Bangles (up to 75mmx20mm)
  • £9.90 Twigs (up to 210mm)

Silver is charged at a standard £0.98 pence per gram subject to market fluctuations
Gold is charged at Cooksons daily rate + £1 per gram before VAT on 9ct and £2 on 18ct.
Base metals are included in the casting fees unless particularly heavy such as large belt buckles or super heavy rings and those metals average around £0.013 per gram, 1.3p

We use Special Delivery at a cost of £8.60 (up to 100g) All prices include VAT