Metal Casting

In metalworking, casting means a process, in which the liquid metal is poured into a mold, which contains a hollow cavity of the desired shape, and is then allowed to cool and solidify. The solidified part is also known as casting, which is expelled or broken from the mold to complete the process. Casting is most often used to make complex shapes that would be difficult or uneconomical to do by other methods.

There are dozens of casting methods available. In this page, the contents are limited to most common metal casting process. Such as, sand casting, permanent mold casting, die casting (High Pressure Die Casting & Low Pressure Die Casting).

Take a look brief animation about high pressure die casting (cold chamber).

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Also the simple metal casting using gravity casting method below. This process can be done via sand mold or permanent mold.gravity casting

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