Italian manufacturer UFIP has been creating small-batch cymbals since 1931. Its process is unique from that of other companies in that it utilizes a centrifuge to cast high-quality B20 bronze (20% tin and 80% copper) into shape. This procedure, which UFIP calls Rotocasting, is said to remove impurities from the bronze to produce a more pure and musical sound while also allowing for the bell to be cast thicker than the bow and edge. We were sent a selection of models from UFIP’s Class and Vibra series, so let’s check them out.

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