Sterilite™ De-Ox Sterling Silver Casting Grain

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Description

This Sterilite™ De-Ox sterling silver casting grain delivers superior tarnish resistance—six times better than regular sterling silver—with a lower price point than Argentium® Silver. It provides excellent cast brightness and metal flow properties; the tight grain structure results in a smooth cast surface that reduces polishing time. This grain creates a bright white metal that stays bright for a long time without the need for rhodium plating. High fluidity during the casting process results in reduced porosity. Additionally, items cast with this grain have a Vickers hardness of 80 (heat-treating increases this hardness to 97).


Specifications:
  • Melting range : 1,562°–1,598°F (850°–870°C)
  • Country of origin : United States
  • Brand : Sterilite
  • Metal type : Sterling silver
  • Karat/purity : 925
  • Form : Casting grain
  • Metal color : White
  • Solidus temperature : 1,550°F (843°C)
  • Liquidus temperature : 1,610°F (877°C)
  • Density : 10.283

Please Note:

• Due to the manufacturing process of casting grain, the grain is irregular in shape and size.
• For more information regarding the use or composition of this material, please refer to the reference sheet provided below.
IMPORTANT: Sterling silver is an alloy containing metals that react with chemicals found in air and produce tarnish; high moisture levels, exposure to sunlight and contaminants such as salt water increase this reaction. Take steps to protect your sterling silver by keeping it in airtight packages, use tarnish-resistant products (such as tarnish tabs or strips) that absorb harmful chemicals, and store metals in a cool, dry place. Most tarnish is easily removed by polishing with a mild abrasive or soaking in an anti-tarnish solution.