A book written by William A. Cannon in clear non technical language showing you the equipment and material you'll need to set yourself up at home to produce high quality parts cast in metals or moulded in urethane rubbers.
How to Cast Small Metal and Rubber Parts book opens up an interesting new area to restorers of vintage and classic cars.
1986; 2nd Edition.
Table of Contents:
- Part 1: Casting Metal Parts Survey of casting methods | Casting your own hood ornament | Alloys you can cast | Foundry equipment: Make it yourself | Moulding sands, fluxes, degassers, and flasks | How to make and pour moulds | Core making | Casting problems and their causes | Finishing castings and correcting defects | Do's and don'ts for safety | Foundry terms
- Part 2: Casting Rubber Parts Rubber and a space-age substitute | Making a top bow rest pad | Making a four-hole grommet | Making door bumpers and check straps | Making a fender lamp pad | Metal moulds for more precision | Ingenuity replaces original part | Moulding from defective patterns | Moulding with a metal insert | Making a weather stripping mould | How to estimate amounts needed | Be careful, clean, dry, and accurate! | Tips on cutting and shaping rubber Appendix Where to buy supplies and equipment
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