for flexible casting
The company MSC Stockholm AB was founded in December 2019 by Mats Eriksson.
The company's intention is to provide a method with associated products, which makes casting more flexible, simple and thus fun. The method is suitable for both beginners and more experienced silversmiths, as it is almost as simple as 'ordinary' sand casting or casting in heat-resistant plaster. The difference is that with the MSC method (Multi Segment Casting) you can cast significantly more shapes, by the problem with so-called undercuts are reduced.
After a number of interviews with more experienced silversmiths, who choose to rent the casting, MSC can increase the desire to experiment, as you can test your model before sending it away for casting in many copies. With MSC, however, you can also cast several copies, with heat-resistant plaster. The mold and model are always preserved, with the exception of sand casting, where the mold is destroyed.
MSC is of course not limited to silver / goldsmithing and the dimensions of the casting bottles can be scaled without major difficulties. The method can therefore be a joy even for e.g. sculptors cast in bronze or similar.
A scaled-up version of the MSC would also be useful in industrial casting, partly to reduce costs (so-called precision casting may be unnecessary for certain shapes, such as spirals, threads, drills, etc.), and partly because the method can be easily automated.
Short about me
I am 57 years old and live on Södermalm in Stockholm with my cat Lisa.
I have always been interested in science and especially mathematics. Studied chemistry and math at KTH and Stockholm University, which resulted in me defending my dissertation in theoretical chemistry in 1995 (mainly computer simulations of large molecules) at Karolinska Institutet. After a few years as a researcher in the USA and UK, I got tired of the fact that the results from the simulations quite often did not match the experiments, the computers were simply too slow in the 90s ...
The most fun part was probably the computer graphics, with all the beautiful shapes of large proteins and DNA spirals.
Painting has also been an interest throughout my life and around 2004 I re-saddled and started painting. I worked almost daily for many years and had a number of exhibitions in Sweden, mainly in Stockholm.
I have collected some paintings on this website.
About 4 years ago I also started with silversmithing. It gradually took over the painting and now I have a small silver workshop where I can do most things. Has always been fascinated by three-dimensional shapes, which led me to sand casting.
I quickly discovered the limitations of sand casting and just over a year ago, the idea of MSC began to grow ....
MSC Stockholm AB, org. nr. 559233-9245, Folkungagatan 126, lgh 1504, tel. 0760 36 95 95, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.Innehar F-skatt, momsreg./VAT-nr. SE559233924501