Lost-Wax Bronze Casting

Bronze-Based Alloys With a Wide Range of Characteristicsprecision investment casting manufacturers with bronze alloys

Thousands of years ago, ancient civilizations fused copper with tin and other metals, thus began the bronze age. All over the world bronze tools, weapons, and castings were made. Civilization has come a long way since then, but bronze is still an effective alloy for lost-wax casting. Bronze is primarily copper, but consumers can benifet from several different varieties of bronze-based alloys including:

  • Tin Bronze
  • Silicon Bronze
  • Aluminum Bronze
  • Manganese Bronze

Bronze is also often fused with metalloids such as arsenic, phosphorus or silicon, giving the cast an incredible resistance to corrosion and metal fatigue. One of the most common bronze alloys for investment casting is aluminum bronze, which has both great tensile strength and great ductility, making it an ideal metal for high-stress & high-impact uses. 

Quality Castings builds you the perfect part from bronze-based alloys in virtually every industry. Our capabilities include creating intricate and detailed components, which are no challenge for our investment casting experts. Let our Wisconsin casting company do the work for you. Industries that rely on bronze castings include:

Bronze Castings for Bronze-Aged Art 

lost-wax bronze casting for statues

Bronze investment castings have been used by artists for ages, with one of the earliest known examples of lost-wax casting an indian bronze figurine coined "dancing girl" that dates back nearly 5,000 years ago. Bronze casting is still commonly used around the world for sculptures, jewelry, and more. Silicon bronze is a particularly desirable alloy for artists because of it's yellowish hue reminiscent of bronze age sculptures.

Take a look at other works of art investment casted in bronze by R2 Quality Castings. 

Contact R2 Quality Castings today for a free quote on your lost-wax casting.