FAQs

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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.

COMPANY INFORMATION

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.

PRODUCT INFORMATION

Q: What are your stock products?
A: Below are the products that we have in stock and which can be purchased without a custom order:

  • JEL-SET®: Available in 275lb minimum orders.
  • FLOW-SET: Available in 275lb minimum orders.
  • Stikwax-E: Has the highest adhesive solution in the industry. Comes in pucks or pastilles. Available in 55lb and up. 
  • Patch Wax: The best patch wax in the business. Small tins available, 5 lb minimum. Comes in various hardness: PW 2-7 (higher numbers are harder waxes), call for your sample today.

Q: What products do you sell at Westech Wax Products?
A: Below is a list of our products. More details about each product can be found by clicking the links below:

We also offer contract manufacturing to make just about any wax and wax-like product you can imagine.

Q: Why do you have colored waxes?
A: We are known for our bright green wax and are proud to be releasing our new special yellow “banana wax” -- 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, and this list is growing every day. To learn about the industrial applications where our products are used, click on the links below:

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.

WAX INFORMATION

Q: Can I customize my wax?
A: Absolutely! We pride ourselves on rapid response to custom requests. We require a minimum 500lb order for special blends, and/or we can work with you to create just about any wax or polymer blend for a consulting fee. 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 see our Stock Products page or above for our minimum quantity information.

Q: What is pattern wax? 
A: Pattern wax is used to create patterns for use in the investment casting process. To learn more about pattern wax, click here .

Q: What is pattern cleaner?
A: This special cleaner etches the surface of the wax in order to create more area on the wax pattern’s surface which makes it more receptive to ceramic slurry adhesion. 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. To learn more about sheet wax, click here.

Q: What is investment casting?
A: Investment casting, also known as the lost-wax casting method of making metal parts, has its roots in the Bronze Age. In today’s manufacturing world, investment casting is an important process used to create complex, near net shape metal parts by the tens or hundreds at a time. This process is used to create many of the metal objects we use and see 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.