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    Gold weight.

    Discussion in 'Metal' started by chr1978, Dec 6, 2016.

    1. chr1978

      chr1978 New Member Full Member

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      How do you calculate gold weight before casting. I have milled a wax crown and the dentist want's to know the alloy price before casting.
       
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      Weigh the wax and then multiply by the specific gravity of the alloy. Then add some grains for casting and finishing loss.
       
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      CatamountRob Banned Member Full Member

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      Be sure to tell him it's a reasonable estimate and not a quote.
       
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    4. chr1978

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      Thank you for a quick answer.
       

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