Spare parts for classic cars, old tools or vintage appliances are not always available on traditional supply channels, especially when it comes to very old systems or limited editions. It is inevitable that, as time goes on, it will become increasingly difficult to find components to repair broken or not-working systems. Silicone molds can solve the problem because they allow to produce small series at low prices, starting from a piece that is used as a master.
In this guide we try to illustrate the characteristics, advantages and disadvantages, both from a technical and economic point of view, of the two solutions most used today to translate a project or an idea into reality.
Introduction to the operation of the vacuum casting starting from the production of the master, the preparation of the silicone mold and the realization of the copies.