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The photo (left) is a typical furnace used to melt aluminum. It features a naturally aspirated propane burner that is cheap to make, reliable, and economical to use.


Table of Contents

Superlinks Page K-bond
Flasks
Sprues, gates and risers
Other molding methods
Lost Foam Casting
PatternMaking
Hot wire cutter
How do I...
Cut a propane tank?
Pouring/casting?
Defects and their causes?
FoundryTools
Other equipment
Metals
MatchPlates
Glossary
OtherResources
Suppliers willing to sell in hobby size amounts