Investing Procedure

The investing procedure remains the same for vacuum mixing and conventional hand mixing using the same standard equipment currently used in any jewellery manufacturing operations.

Water : Powder ratios

The Water : Powder ratios remain the same at 38 parts water to 100 parts powders 38:100 or adapted to suit the customers current product range which may be slightly higher.

Burnout cycle

Burnout cycle remains the same as regular investment powder, meaning casters do not have to modify any burnout procedure. Can be used in all current burnout furnaces.

WATER TO POWDER RATIO

MACHINE VACUUM MIXING38:100
HAND MIX THEN VACUUM40:100

MIXING PROCEDURE

MACHINE VACUUM MIXING Min
Weigh out water and powder0
Add powder to water0
Mix under vacuum4
Pour flasks2
Vacuum flasks2
Total time taken 8

HAND MIX THEN VACUUM Min
Weigh out water and powder0
Add powder to water0
Mix by hand1
Mix with machine 3
Vacuum mixer bowl1
Pour flasks 1
Vacuum flasks 2
Total time taken 8

Alloys

Suitable to cast all non-precious and precious alloys including High Palladium White gold.

Surface Finish

X-SIL has been engineered to at least match all cast surface finishes from our premium recipe investment powder range.

Investment Powder Storage

To be stored under standard investments powder conditions <30°C/86°F

Disposal

X-SIL is a non-hazardous waste product to be disposed of in line with local authority regulations.