618-2046/02 – Practicum in molding and casting technology I (PFLT II)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Metallurgy and FoundryCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Petr Lichý, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Petr Lichý, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
LIC03 doc. Ing. Petr Lichý, Ph.D.
RAD913 Ing. Filip Radkovský, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Graded credit 0+9

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Acquired knowledge - The student will acquire knowledge about the production model using flexible resins - The student will know the procedures of manufacture of gypsum and shell mold casting for artistic and industrial castings - The student will know the basics of chasing and patination Acquired skills - The student will be able to produce models for casting using flexible resins. - Students will use their knowledge and make a final finish of the casting. - The student will be able to refine and patinate castings

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


The course is aimed at the production of casting by metal casting into plaster and shell molds , and on their chasing and patination.

Compulsory literature:

[1] YOUNG, R.D. and R.A. FENELL. Methods for Modern Sculptors.Sculp Noveau. 10. vydání Escondio CA 92046,2000

Recommended literature:

[1] GOODRICH, G.M. Iron Castings Enginering Handbook. American Foundry Society. Schaumburg, Illinois, USA,ISBN 0-87433-260-5, 2006, 418s.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester



Other requirements

elaboration of semestral project


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Entering topics theses students. 2.Basic procedures for making copying models using plastic , flexible resin - Lukopren . 3. Manufacture of plaster molds using wax models , treatment models , model casting in plaster , rendering, wax model , igniting mold , pouring metal into a mold release and finishing casting. 4.Procedures for fabrication of ceramic shell molds for precision casting, investment casting , connection of individual models in assemblies , rendering, wax model , annealing shell mold , odllití metal finishing, shot blasting . 5. Final adjustments casting , chasing - basics, chasing bronze castings plaket.a figural sculptures. Chiselled iron reliefs. 6. Basic procedures patina , practical verification of the various procedures patina on castings from alloys of iron and non-ferrous metals. 7. Completion of compulsory practice of at least 60 hours per semester in workshops and foundries aimed at making articles uměleckořemeslného character, free figural sculptures, reliefs and plaques. 8. Work on assigned undergraduate work instructions leading theses and consultation with experts .

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Graded credit Graded credit 100  51 3
Mandatory attendence participation: Compulsory attendance at exercises min. 80%.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2021/2022 (B0214A270001) Art Foundry Engineering P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (B0214A270001) Art Foundry Engineering P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0214A270001) Art Foundry Engineering P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner

Assessment of instruction

2021/2022 Winter