AustCast House Signs
 
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    This is a traditional signmaking method and has remained more or less unchanged for years.

    Step 1. The blank pattern plate (S2) with order.
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    Step 2. The emblem is glued into position.
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    Step 3. The lettering is glued into position.
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    Step 4. The completed pattern plate (OO2) is pressed into compressed sand at the foundry.
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    Step 5. The pattern is removed from the sand and the mould is ready for pouring.
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    Step 6. The molten aluminium is poured into the mould.
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    Step 7. (AA2) is removed from the sand mould.
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    Step 8. The sign (AA2 plate) has been powder-coated in Black before being painted.
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    Step 9. The letters and emblems are undercoated, painted and given a final gloss (OO1 plates).
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    Step 10. The finished signs (OO1 & AA2 plates).

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