Popular science and introduction about casting

Popular science and introduction about casting

25 Jun 2021

The term casting may be very unfamiliar to many people. Let me tell you what casting is. The liquid metal is poured into a mold cavity suitable for the shape and size of the part, and it is cooled and solidified to obtain the production method of the blank or part, which is usually called liquid metal forming or casting.

Process characteristics:

1. It can produce parts with arbitrarily complex shapes, especially parts with complex inner cavity shapes.

2. Strong adaptability, unlimited alloy types, almost unlimited casting size.

3. There are wide sources of materials, waste products can be remelted, and equipment investment is low.

4. High scrap rate, low surface quality and poor working conditions.