What We Can Do

 

Resin Casting

Resin has numerous applications, spanning many industries. Over the years we have helped customers from many of these industries to achieve their moulding and casting requirements, from cold-cast bronze statues, to curtain finials and door handles. We are always happy to offer advice and guidance on any projects, and welcome enquiries.

 

Cold-cast Bronzes

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There is often confusion between hot cast and cold cast work. The basic difference is in the name! Hot cast (foundries) use sand or sometimes wax moulds to pour and form molten metal into the desired piece. We, as cold casters, add the metal, marble, granite (or any desired powder) content into and sometimes on the surface of our polyester resin to produce a huge variety of finishes and effects. The main difference between the two processes would be the price of the raw materials, as the price of metals routinely increases, resin has a huge advantage on price.


 

Batch Reproductions

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We mainly use soft rubber moulds, sometimes many complicated moulds that fit together to produce a larger piece. Our moulds are often the most complicated and time consuming part of the casting process. We do not use injection or rotational moulds. Instead, we hand pour into open topped moulds designed and aided by vacuum to release air from the casting. Then every piece is prepared, crafted and finished to meet the customers demands and expectations by our highly specialised team of technicians and artists. All our pieces are hand cast, hand worked and hand finished, with mechanical process being an aid, rather than a prerequisite!

 

One-off Castings

 

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Here at S&S Exmoor we value quality over speed. A lot of resin manufacturers use automated machinery to speed up processes and mass produce work, but this unfortunately can often lead to a compromise in quality. All of our crafting is done by hand and therefore you are guaranteed a piece of work that has seen much greater attention and care.

 

Fibreglassing Services

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We have built up a large catalogue of previous works over time, which exhibit our crafting abilities and attention to detail. Some examples of our work can be seen throughout this site, and can be used to inspire your own products!

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