Bronze is an excellent alloy for precision parts casting. Its composition typically includes copper, tin, zinc, phosphorus and in some
It is true that there can be significant start-up costs related to initial tooling with investment casting. However, once the mold-making tooling has been created, it can be used for a long time, which spreads out the cost over many parts. When balancing this per-part cost against waste reduction and other expenses associates with alternative processes, investment casting is an attractive choice.