Casting

Casting is a manufacturing process which involves liquid being poured into hollow cavity mould to create a shape. In casting the liquid is cooled and allowed to solidify to create a desired shape which is then ejected or broken out of the mould. The benefit of casting is that it can make shapes which are usually difficult to create. Types of casting materials are metals and other cold-setting materials that are cured when two materials are mixed, these include concrete, plaster, clay and epoxy. Casting applications include transport (Automobile, railways, aerospace, and shipping), Heavy Equipment (construction, mining and farming), Machine Tools (machining, plastic moulding, casting, extrusion, forging, and forming) and Defence (vehicles, storage, artillery, and supporting equipment).

  1. Centrifugal Casting
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    Centrifugal casting is a type of casting that creates thick wall cylinders like pipes, cylinder liners and flywheels. In centrifugal casted specimen still has to be finished to create an end product. Materials that are cast in centrifugal casting include metal, concrete and glass. Another name for centrifugal casting is rotocasting.

  2. Die Casting
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    Die casting is a process used in manufacturing to produce metal parts made of zinc, aluminium, magnesium, coper, lead, and silicon tombac. It is a process that is used in many industries to create products like toys, automobiles, toys, sink faucets, gears and connector housing.

  3. Investment Casting
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    Investment casting is a manufacturing process used to create products complex in geometry in various industries including defence, aircraft, automotive and military. Common materials used in investment casting include brass, stainless steel alloys, aluminium, glass, aluminium alloys, bronze alloys, magnesium alloys, cast iron, and tool steel and carbon steel.

  4. Sand Casting
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    Sand casting is used in manufacturing and production to create cast iron and steel parts of various sizes where precision and smoothness are the main objectives. It is a process that is used to create over 70% of all metal castings.

  5. Other
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