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la fonte à cire perdue

English translation: lost wax process

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French term or phrase:fonte à cire perdue
English translation:lost wax process
Entered by: Francis MARC
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15:38 Jul 1, 2003
French to English translations [PRO]
/ Jewellery
French term or phrase: la fonte à cire perdue
C'est un procédé pour la création de bijoux.

Merci de votre aide.
Florence Evans
Local time: 18:12
lost wax process
Explanation:
Termium:
Domaine(s)
  – Archeology
Domaine(s)
  – Archéologie
 
lost wax process Source

cire perdue casting Source

fonte à cire perdue
Source

OBS – it consists of making a
wax model coating it with a
refractory, as clay, to form a
mold, that is heated until the
wax melts, and then pouring
metal into the space left
vacant. Source


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Note added at 2003-07-01 15:41:46 (GMT)
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Introduction
... Les bijoux portent également notre signature. The jewels which we make are either
: ... Then the object in metal is gained through the \"lost wax process\". ...
www.renault-bijoux.com/RenPages/2Present.htm - 28k
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Francis MARC
Lithuania
Local time: 19:12
Grading comment
Encore merci.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +3lost wax process
Francis MARC


  

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1 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
lost wax process


Explanation:
Termium:
Domaine(s)
  – Archeology
Domaine(s)
  – Archéologie
 
lost wax process Source

cire perdue casting Source

fonte à cire perdue
Source

OBS – it consists of making a
wax model coating it with a
refractory, as clay, to form a
mold, that is heated until the
wax melts, and then pouring
metal into the space left
vacant. Source


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Note added at 2003-07-01 15:41:46 (GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

Introduction
... Les bijoux portent également notre signature. The jewels which we make are either
: ... Then the object in metal is gained through the \"lost wax process\". ...
www.renault-bijoux.com/RenPages/2Present.htm - 28k

Francis MARC
Lithuania
Local time: 19:12
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 6500
Grading comment
Encore merci.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Christopher Crockett: Yes, but i don't see how one can create a "bijoux" using this process --only the mounting.
3 mins

agree  Henrique Magalhaes
7 mins

agree  Tony M: To be completely explicit, one ought perhaps to say 'lost wax casting', helping make it clearer what is going on...
26 mins
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