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MJSA Tech Sheets

MJSA Tech Sheets

Published periodically as special inserts in MJSA Journal and distributed at industry shows, the collectible Tech Sheets offer insights into all aspects of jewelry making and design. The topics range from the latest CAD/CAM technologies to best bench and casting practices, and all are written by noted industry experts.

Recent Tech Sheets are listed below. MJSA members may also download PDF files of past sheets, or order them in print form through the MJSA Bookstore. For assistance, please e-mail MJSA or call 1-800-444-6572.

Recent Tech Sheets

Investing Resin Models, Part 2
By J. Tyler Teague
New research into how to invest a printed model to achieve a proper burnout and improve casting results. From MJSA Tech Sheet 42, sponsored by Ransom & Randolph.

Measuring Up
By Arthur Anton Skuratowicz
How to accurately determine gem dimensions when sizing ring. From MJSA Tech Sheet 41, sponsored by the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers.

Designing with Lasers.
How JJ Bückar developed a "light touch" by using a laser in their jewelry designs. From MJSA Tech Sheet 40, sponsored by LaserStar Technologies Corp.

Investing Resin Models
By J. Tyler Teague
How to increase investment mold strength when working with resin models. From MJSA Tech Sheet 39, sponsored by Ransom & Randolph.

Tech Sheet Archive

MJSA members can download all of the Tech Sheets as PDF files, free of charge. Printed sheets can be purchased through the MJSA Bookstore. To download PDFs or receive the discounted price on printed sheets, members must enter their member IDs and passwords.

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MJSA members can download free PDF copies of all MJSA Tech Sheets.