We make true in metal your ideas
All the products of our company are manufactured in Greece by our specialized staff. The basic product categories are different depending on the metal used as raw material, such as but not limited to brass, ZAMAK or aluminum products etc. In each case our raw materials are environmentally friendly and contain no nickel and lead.
Production Stages & Services
The initial and basic stage of implementing an idea and/or design in an original model. The models are implemented manually by an experienced sculptor or electronically through our 3D Designing & Printing department.
To produce the design we want to cast, it is necessary to create a mold. Mold types vary according to the molding process we want and can be plaster, rubber or even steel.
In our factory, we can cast metal products from brass, ZAMAK and aluminum, in all possible ways of casting:
- Sand casting
- Hot and cold chamber molding
- centrifugal casting
- casting with the “lost wax” method
- vacuum casting
As the sculpture-object is molded, it must be cleaned. This is achieved by the blower, vibration and milling machine
Once the casting process is completed, the metal feeds must be cut to a special wheel so that the sculpture-object can be further processed.
The sculpture-object, after the blasting and grinding process on the vibrating machine, must be manually smoothed on a special grinding machine in conjunction with some tools to smooth and refine all rough surfaces.
At this stage the welding is done, that is, the joining of two or more metal parts. Especially with the welding method and the use of silver, copper and brass anodes we achieve high quality welding of the metallic elements.
Some metal products we produce require metallization. The process of plating is done in specially designed tanks using certified chemicals, where by electrolysis the metal objects are coated with a layer of copper, brass, white brass or silver, according to the design specifications of the article.
It is the process by which brass sculptures are artificially oxidized with hot or cold patina, depending on the color desired. In special cases the sculptured objects can be electrostatically painted to achieve a more modern version.
At this stage the sculpture – object is assembled. in its complete form, by adapting any additional elements or mounting a relevant marble base when required.
It is the last step in the production process, where the sculpted object is coated with a layer of special protective varnish to get the final shape of the product and remain unchanged over time.
The production process is completed with the quality control of each product, according to the original design and the high quality requirements of our factory. At this stage the sculptured objects are products ready for sale
Our products are packaged with special protective packaging materials to prevent damage during transportation in any way.
Our company cooperates with shipping companies, shipping agencies and courier companies, covering the requirements of our customers both in Greece and abroad.
CUSTOM MADE PRODUCTS
Our company, staffed by specialized and experienced employees, undertakes the design and production of products and artifacts exactly as our customers desire. Starting from the initial design – the implementation of an idea or design, or the reproduction of models, we are able to meet any relevant needs of our clients. Our long experience and our technological infrastructure guarantee the production of high aesthetic products and artistic creations as well as of high quality specifications.
Why to choose UNIART Company?
UNIART has been a purely Greek factory since 1968 specialized in the casting and processing of brass and zamak. Our many years of experience, specialized staff and state-of-the-art facilities make it possible to create even your most unique design
To whom the company is addressed
Anyone who needs a supplier – factory for handmade metal products such as souvenirs, business gifts, religious design, industrial design, festive gifts and more.
Also to individual sculptors who just want to give life to their design.
What kind of material you use?
We use certified metal alloys from our suppliers mainly brass and zamak * but also aluminum where appropriate. With environmental protection as our core value, all of our raw materials are recyclable.
Also for our product bases we mainly use black marble from Levadia as well as white Dionysus marble (Penteliko).
* zamak: is a mixture of metal containing zinc, aluminum, magnesium and copper.
Can you produce by metal any design I want?
Of course we can! All it takes is a photograph or a design. The cost of the original model and the mold depends on the size and the difficulty as a design.
Why would I prefer a factory in Greece and not work with one in China?
- Quality assurance
- Competitive prices
- Unlimited minimum order of items
- Less shipping costs
- Zero duties for customers in Greece and Europe
- Secure the copyright of your design
How can I see and obtain the UNIART t collection wholesale?
You can download our catalogue here.
Our company has a permanent exhibition space at our headquarters in the 26th km of Vari – Koropi Avenue and we also participate in various exhibitions in Greece and abroad every year.
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