Have a question? See our answers below. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, contact us. We’re happy to hear from you.
Q: Is Westech Wax Products ISO certified?
A: Yes. We are proud to announce that we are ISO 9000 certified which assures the quality of our products is constantly improving.
Q: Do you have a laboratory?
A: Yes, we do. We currently staff two lab chemists who conduct quality tests, create custom wax blends, and are continuously developing new wax products.
Q: Do you recycle or reclaim investment casting waxes?
A: Yes! Our recycling program has kept millions of pounds of used investment casting wax out of our local landfills.
Q: What products do you sell at Westech Wax Products?
A: Below is a list of our products. As we develop our website, we will include links to each page below:
- Investment Casting Waxes
- Jel-Set Wax
- Stikwax Adhesive Wax
- Sheet Wax
- Para-Tech Medical Wax
- Speciality Waxes
- Hydro-Sol Wax
- Contract Manufacturing
- Wax Pattern Cleaner
- Shell products
We also offer contract manufacturing to make just about any wax and waxlike product you can imagine.
Q: Why do you have colored waxes?
A: We are known for our special yellow “banana wax” and are proud to be releasing our new lime-green Westech Wax -- and we’re also happy to help develop a colored wax that is unique to your business. The colors help you identify a wax so that it doesn't get mixed in where it shouldn't. The colors also often signify the specific use for a wax. In addition, it's often a point of pride to have a unique, quality wax.
Q: What industrial applications are your products used for?
A: Westech Wax products are used in a wide variety of industrial applications, from investment casting (of course), to marine to aerospace to art & sculpture, surf & ski, candles, the paper industry, and much more.
Q: Do you sell shell materials for the investment casting industry?
A: Yes, we sell shell material to our current wax customers who are generally located in the western United States. More information can be found about these products by clicking on this link.
Q: How much will it cost to ship my order of wax and casting supplies?
A: Our warehouses are located across the United States with distribution points in Mexico, China, Europe, and India. This helps us keep shipping costs down so we can pass those savings directly onto our customers. Contact us for more information on shipping options.
Q: Can I customize my wax?
A: Absolutely! We pride ourselves on rapid response to custom requests. Contact us today to discuss the details of your order, or check out our Contract Manufacturing page.
Q: Is there a minimum quantity order?
A: We do have minimum quantities, which vary by product and your annual needs. We are happy to accommodate most requests. Please call us at (800) 654-3529 to discuss your options.
Q: What is pattern wax?
A: Pattern wax is a special form of wax used in the investment casting process. To learn more about pattern wax, click here .
Q: What is wax pattern cleaner?
A: This special cleaner etches the surface of the wax in order to create more area on the wax pattern's surface. This is a vital step to making a quality casting. To learn more about our wax pattern cleaners, click here .
Q: What is a sheet wax?
A: Sheet wax is a form of wax used when high precision is needed to create special metal parts. This form of wax is often used in the aerospace, automotive, marine, and other industries.
Q: What is investment casting?
A: Investment casting, which is a form of lost-wax casting, is an ancient metal forming technique involving wax. In today’s manufacturing world, it is an important process that is used to create many of the metal objects we see and use on a regular basis.
LOCATION & HOURS
Q: What are your hours of operation?
A: Westech Wax Products is open Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Our office is closed on holidays.
Q: Where is Westech Wax located?
A: We are located at 1242 Enterprise Court, Corona, California 92882. Contact us to schedule a visit. We look forward to meeting you!
Q: What’s the office phone and fax number?
A: If you’re calling from within California, call (951) 279-4496. From outside California, please call (800) 654-3529. Our fax number is (951) 279-3216.