Ransom & Randolph Astro-Vest Investment - 44 lbs

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  • Style: Astro-Vest®
  • Weight: 44lbs (20.0 kg) Drum
  • Application: Platinum & Stainless Steel Casting
  • Max Oven Temperature: 1600°F (871°C)
  • Manufacturer: Ransom & Randolph
  • Country of Origin: United States

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Just add water!

Ransom & Randolph ASTRO-VEST investment is a phosphate-bonded material that provides jewelry casters with a simple add-water solution for high-temperature alloys that requires no additional flask set up. Can be used with rubber sprue bases without non-asbestos flask liner.


  • Maximum oven temperature is 1600°F (871°C).
  • Ideal for casting platinum and stainless steel.
  • Suitable to be used with high temperature alloys.
  • Fin-free castings with meticulous reproduction of detail.
  • Quality material that enhances the beauty your craftsmen create
  • Produces smoother surfaces than other investments, resulting in less finishing.
  • Sold in 44lb boxes or 48 per pallet.

Please Note:
This product contains a blend of crystalline silica. Prolonged inhalation of this product may be harmful. IARC reports that there is sufficient evidence in humans for the carcinogenicity of inhaled crystalline silica in forms of quartz or cristobalite from occupational sources. Symptoms may not appear until permanent lung damage has occurred. Persons who use this product should have periodic physical examinations for silica exposure.

Work areas should be periodically tested to determine the amount of airborne crystalline silica compared to OSHA and MSHA accepted standards. ALWAYS wear NIOSH-approved breathing protection for crystalline silica dust when working with product or when possible exposure to product dust exists. Users must comply with all applicable health and safety regulations relating to the safe handling of crystalline silica. See MSDS for information. California Prop 65 Warning: This product contains crystalline silica, a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer.

Packing Qty Priced Per 44 lbs Box