Casting

In different Materials

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Stainless Steel 316
  • Example of cast in Stainless Steel 316. Work by Marc Quinn (height 263 cm; width 750 cm; depth 192cm)
Corten

Example of cast in Corten. Test for Conrad Shawcross

Bronze

Example of cast in Bronze. Work by Rachid Koraichi (Height: 400 cm)

Brass
  • Example of cast in Brass. Collaboration with Michele de Lucchi for Autogrill (height 6mt, width 4,5mt, depth 5mt; weight 2000 Kg)
Aluminium

Example of cast in Aluminium. Work by Mariko Mori ( height 200cm; width 203cm; depth 197cm)

Flexible Alloys
  • Example of cast in brass flexible alloys; the brass alloy we use is an alloy of copper and zinc which makes the brass very flexible
  • Example of cast in aluminium flexible alloys; we realized tests with two different aluminium alloys; the first made of Aluminium, Magnesium and Copper; the second one made of Aluminium, Magnesium and Zinc
Silver

Example of cast in Silver. Physical object made from original design by Giambattista Piranesi

Fiberglass

Example of cast in Fiberglass. Work by Shezad Dawood

Concrete
  • Example of cast in Concrete. Work by Paula Crown
Salt
  • Example of cast in Salt. Factum Arte did various research tests on casting salt.
Lava
  • Research tests on casting Lava

This video shows the making of Lava at the foundry

Scagliola

Video on making scagliola

  • The Vase of the Altar by Giambattista Piranesi is an example of cast in black marble scagliola
  • The bowl of the Altar in black marble scagliola
  • Two different vases have been produced for the Altar by Giambattista Piranesi. In the image an example of cast in Porphyry Scagliola
  • The bowl of the Altar in Porphyry Scagliola

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