Painted Stainless Steel Atrium Sculpture for Italy
Video: Processing of the Steel Atrium Sculpture in Sino's Factory
The design concept of this art installation came from client and we have optimized it according to the fabrication process. During the 3D model optimization, both sides have exchanged opinions of design scheme improvement to achieve better and higher artistic effect.
Photo: Rendering of Stainless Steel Atrium Sculpture for Giant Cruise Ship
This stainless steel artwork will be installed in an atrium area of a giant cruise ship. The material is 304 degree stainless steel. Its whole height is 8.7 meters which consists of a central column and 110 triangular rods of different lengths fixed and assembled by bolts. The center stainless steel column is mirror polished, and the triangular rods is spray lacquer painted.
Photo: Processing the Steel Elements of the Atrium Sculpture
The project has took around 90 days from fabrication beginning to pre-assembled and erected in Sino’s factory for finial approval. This art installation is now on the way to the finial installation site and will be soon completed.
Photo: Trail Assembly in Sino Factory before shipment
Photo: Site Installation Completion
Packing & Shipping Stainless Steel Sculpture
Taking into account the shape of each sculpture, internal surface protection, installation location, and installation situation, we will customize different packaging for each sculpture in advance.It is convenient for customers to install the works smoothly.
Before fabrication, we will make a suitable packing and shipping plan for mirror stainless steel sculpture project. We have coordinate the professional artwork crates company who can pack the sculptures in export standard. Cooperating with the specialized shipping agent for the shipping service in ocean shipping, air cargo and international express, to ensure the clients will receive the mirror stainless steel sculpture artworks without any damages and timely.
Installation Cases and Introduction.
For large mirror stainless steel sculptures, and projects, it commonly will cut into many sections for shipping, and then reassembled at site, we Sino Sculpture have a professional overseas installation team. They can handle the site installation work coordinates with local technicians. We Sino sculpture also can provide technicians to the site for installation instruction and support for the client’s installation. For easy-handling installation work, the instruction drawings will be provided and the client can install it refer to it by themselves to cost-saving. Any how, we Sino will give a best and easy-operated method for every client. Below is the last 5 years typical projects site installation over the world.
1. What are the main materials you used to make sculptures?
-Stainless steel in degree of 304, 316, 316L.
-Silicon Bronze; Tin bronze; Copper.
2. What is the main material used as the internal structure?
- 304 degree stainless steel;
3. What are the main methods or crafts you used to make a sculpture?
- Hand forging (new type of sculpture fabrication)
- Casting (Traditional way)
4. What is the progress of the above 2 crafts and any differences?
-Hand Forging: Modeling - Cutting metal panels - Hammered & shaped metal panels by hands - Welding&assembly - Grinding & finish -Installation.
-Casting - Modeling - Lost Wax/sand casting - Welding&assembly - Grinding&Polishing - Installation.
The main difference of the 2 crafts is that, hand forging is a way that directly use metal panels to shape the form of the model, which is similar to wear a cloth outside of the model. It will not change the material’s physical characteristics, no need to heat and melt the metal material. While traditional Casting have to heat by coal, it may cause its chemical component changed and caused some pollution(air pollution, solid pollution etc.).
5. What is the main finish you can do?
-Stainless steel sculpture - mirror polishing, hair line, spray painting, gold leaf, electroplate, titanizing, patina.
- Bronze/Copper sculpture - patina, spray painting, gold leaf, gilding.
6. How do you pack the sculptures and which way you can deliver?
-Small size sculpture, first is a very soft and fine pearl foam to wrap the sculpture safely, and second is bubble plastic air bubble film to wrap, and then put it into a plywood box which 6 insides were covered by 5mm thick pearl foam, and fixing the sculpture in the export standard box security in by extra soft material.
-Large sculptures, cut it into small sections based on the loading dimension of Containers, and then pack each section with steel frame.
-Deliver way, sea freight, air freight. rail freight, express.
7. What are the trade terms you company can be applied?
-EXW, FOB, CIF, DDU, DDP etc.
8. How is about the payment terms of your company?
-T/T, 20%-50% as the deposit, and the balance shall be paid before shipping.
9. Can I come to visit your factory?
-We Sino warmly welcome any time.