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PA2047: Model Metal

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$6.76 (inc Sales Tax) $5.49 (exc Sales Tax)
0.14 KGS
Limited Stock available
Calculated at checkout

Product Description

Model Metal (54% Lead / 11% Tin / 35% Bismuth) is our best casting metal. It contains bismuth which reduces the melting temperature and shrinkage. While most alloys shrink while solidyfing, Model metal does not. Ingot length is approximately 122 mm. Width is approximately 25mm.

Melts at 138°C (280°F).

Cast at 300-320°C.

Melts on electric cooker ring at maximum.

Shipping Notice: Due to problems with Australian airport security repeatedly returning metal, Please ONLY use TNT or UPS shipping for Australia.

Please contact northernsmelters instead if you want to source this metal in Australia.

Numbers of figures per bar of metal:

25-28mm scale = 10 single unmounted figures

40mm scale = 5 single unmounted figures

54mm scale = 3 single unmounted figures


Quantity Discount on Model Metal:

3>9 bars = €4.05 ea

10>29 bars = €3.65 ea

30>99 bars = €3.28 ea

100+ bars = €2.98 ea

Price will adjust automaticly when you order.

Safety Precautions:

  • Collectors’ items not suitable as a toy.
  • Adult supervision recommended for children under the age of 16.
  • Hot metal will burn if touched or spilled.
  • Cover the working surface with paper or hard board.
  • Do not leave a ladle with molten metal unattended
  • Do not overheat the metal with a gas flame.
  • Standard and Model metal contains lead which may be harmful if swallowed or chewed. 
  • Do not smoke while working with the castings.
  • Wash hands after using kits and clear up waste material.
  • Keep away from food and do not snack or eat during handling of metal.
  • Prolonged exposure to lead can be harmful.
  • Never cool the metal or moulds with water.

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