casting wax

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cast·ing wax

any soft solid wax used in dentistry for patterns of many types, as well as for other purposes; most are basically paraffin but are modified by addition of gum dammar, carnauba wax, or other ingredients, to meet various requirements. Usually the patterns are invested in gypsum-type casting investment materials, heated to vaporization temperature, then replaced in the investment by metal.
Synonym(s): inlay wax

casting wax

A mixture of several waxes that can be carved or formed into shapes to be cast in metal.
See also: wax

cast·ing wax

(kasting waks)
Soft solid wax used in dentistry for patterns of many types; most are basically paraffin but are modified by addition of other ingredients, to meet various requirements.
Synonym(s): inlay wax.