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3DAnother arc melted button.
This was a failed attempt to cast nickel: The stem out the top (which was the bottom) is where it was supposed to flow out into a mold below. I was not able to maintain the temperature high enough (using my primitive arc furnace mentioned above) and it solidified in the crucible.
Source: Theodore Gray
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 23 August, 2003
Price: $5/pound
Size: 3/4"
Purity: 99.9%