Image icon  Sand casting process

 
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Description: This is a schematic image of the sand casting process. The process can be used, perhaps surprisingly, to make hollow castings. The surface of the castings produced by this method tend to be rather rough, so some machining (cutting) of the surface is generally required before a finished product is made from a sand-cast route.
Keywords: casting • patern • moould • runners • rusers • sand • metals • forming • die
Categories: Materials > Metals & alloys
Processes > Shaping
Processes > Shaping > Casting
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Date created: 09 August 2010
Date added: 10 December 2010
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