Binder Freeze Kit Instructions
Instructions for testing specific gravity using a binder freeze kit
Recommended autoclave operating procedures to prevent or minimize shell cracking in your foundry
Simple and inexpensive way to remix binder, prior to use, in a drum or IBC container
Eradicate and Prevent Bacteria
How to test your slurry to eradicate bacteria growth and prevent the contamination from occurring
FlashFire Dewax Method
General process recommendations to dewax and burnout the ceramic shell
Flask Calibration and Use
Calibration and use of volumetric and pycnometer flasks, both commonly used to measure binder density
Purified Water for Slurries
Ever since colloidal silica was first introduced to the precision investment casting industry, the importance of using purified water has been evident. But why is it so important? What purification method should be used and how do you control it?
Understand what slurry additives do, when to use them and how to use them properly
Control the slurry in your foundry by conducting regular testing to best understand the properties of your slurry
Identify and correct specific sources of declining slurry pH and apply appropriate corrective actions
Spalling of Primary Shell Coats
Most common causes and potential solutions for spalling of primary shell coats
SuspendaSlurry® Materials FAQs
Frequently asked questions and answers about SuspendaSlurry materials
Viscosity Control for Primary Slurries
Basic slurry control can be accomplished with viscosity and binder solids; determine what additions are required to bring a slurry back into a workable range
Viscosity Cup Correlations
Equivalency charts for converting between different flow cups and endpoints
Wax Pattern Defect Trouble Shooting
Potential causes and corrective actions for troubleshooting wax pattern related defects in your foundry
Dental Crown and Bridge Defect Analysis Guide
R&R recommends utilizing the following problems, causes and solutions to guide you through any difficulties you may encounter with dental crown and bridge (C&B) investments.
Dental Investment Best Practices
A guide to best practices when using dental investments; including: Liquid Preparation/Dilution, Liquid/Powder Ratio, Working Time, Bench Setting, Grinding the Tops of the Ring, and Burnout.
Dental Investment Cracking
Dental investment cracking is typically caused by liquid inside the invested ring evaporating too quickly. Build-up of these liquids, in the form of gasses, can remain in the oven and impede the evaporation process. To avoid this issue, R&R recommends implementing these two important steps.
Dental Investment Defect Analysis Guide
R&R recommends utilizing the following problems, causes and solutions to guide you through any difficulties you may encounter with dental investments.
Jewelry Injection Wax Guidelines
To make the most of the inherent features and benefits in your jewelry injection wax, R&R recommends following these simple guidelines
Jewelry Injection Wax Troubleshooting
Problems and remedies to guide you through any difficulties you may encounter with your jewelry injection waxes
Potential Causes of Jewelry Casting Defects
Potential causes of common jewelry casting defects
Vulcan® Burnout Furnace Power Cord Safety
When installing your Vulcan burnout furnace, it is important to know what kind of electrical you need to stay safe.
Vulcan® Single-Stage Burnout Furnace Quick Guide
For Vulcan single-stage burnout furnaces, R&R recommends following steps 1-3 to program new values for each action.
Vulcan® Three-Stage Burnout Furnace Quick Guide
For Vulcan three-stage burnout furnaces, R&R recommends following steps 1-3 to program new values for each action.
Vulcan® Three-Stage Firmware Update
Refer to the following steps to update the firmware on your Vulcan three-stage burnout furnace.