These sculptures are styled on heavy industrial iron castings including machinery, scrap iron, pipes, chains, anchors, and various lifting hoists and rocks, evoking nostalgic memories of our industrial past.

The surface of the rustlite sculptures have an authentic rusted age worn appearance, yet also incorporates a special toughened and fire retarding membrane. Each piece is individually sculpted, including all the links of various chains.

Made from expanded polystyrene, these sulptures are very lightweight and easy to handle and suspend.

The lightweight, imitation iron chain is available in different sizes, and designs. It is possible to produce custom chain to suit your Requirements.

These sculptures are available for sale and for hire. For more info, click on the images below.
rustlite hoist sculpture


lightweight chain sculptures for film props Every link of chain we produce is individually sculpted, to achieve the realistic quality finish of the chain.> Polystyrene chain is available in a variety os sizes and designs, from 5cm links, to over 40 cm links. Custom chain can be made espesualy to suit your needs. As well as Rustile, we can also produce imitation chain in a variety of other finishes, including iron, silver, gold, finerock and glitter.


lightweight imitation hoist sculptures These industrial sculptures are carved from polystyrene and coated with RUSTLITE, a special rough, toughened membraine completely encapsulating the polystyrene.


rustlite anchor props for window display and film props. Selection of lightweight realistic ( imitation ) anchor props.

Beam Engines

5 meter tall rustlite beam-engine on display at messe Dusseldorf 1996. 5 metre high beam engine, produced for messe dusseldorf main entrance hall for Euroshop '96. This sculpture built by Graham Sweet, has degree of artistic license - as the real machines do not continuously emit steam as portrayed, neither do they rust readily.

Other Industrial Sculptures

polystyrene love letters, valentines display. As well as our standard props and sculptures, we have a selection of other props including boilers, pipes, nuts and bolts and more.


lightweight imitation rock props - realistic We have a selection of standard rock finishes, and can produce the lightweight rock props any size you need. Bespoke finishes are also available.

Graham Sweet Studios Ltd

•Founded in 1969, incorporated 2021
• Retail Display • 3d Graphics • Props • Technical • Polystyrene Specialists

Please note that we are not open to the public. If you need to see us in person, please call to arrange an appointment.

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Graham Sweet Studios
Units 6 7 & 8 Clos Menter.
Excelsior Industrial Estate.
Western Avenue
CF14 3AY
United Kingdom.

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