The mould is formed by surrounding the pattern with self-hardening sand.
The method is ideal for small batches and large items because of the low pattern costs.
See the mechanical properties under ALLOYS
Forming a mould for a gear housing.
The mould is formed manually.
The mould is blackened to improve the surface quality of the castings.
With sand casting, sprue systems are relatively simple to alter if the alloy is changed.
The metal is melted in induction furnaces. This minimises the risk of gas bubble formation in the melt.
Pouring the melt.
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