Overview Of Casting And Its Types

Casting is a manufacturing technique that is helpful in obtaining complex shapes with minimum effort. As the world is progressing, many industries including the industry of foundry are also developing rapidly. At first, few types of casting were known. But now, there are numerous types of casting. Till now, there are three big classes of casting. 

  1. Investment casting
  2. Expendable mold casting
  3. Non-expendable mold casting

The above classes of casting are further divided into subclasses. We have spilled some subclasses in this article. Read on to know what these are:

  1. Investment casting

Investment casting is also known as lost wax casting or precision casting. It is divided into various subclasses. A few are given below:

  1. Expendable mold casting:

Expendable mold casting is further divided into various sub-classes. Read on to know what these are:

  • Shell casting
  • Investment casting (this type of casting is now referred to as a separate class)
  • Lost foam casting
  • Sand casting
  1. Non-expendable mold casting:

Non-expendable mold casting is divided into the following types:

  • Centrifugal casting
  • Die casting
  • Pressure  casting

Among the various classes of casting, the most important and most preferred type of casting is none other than investment casting. The types of investment casting are used for making custom parts that are used in various industries including mining industries, factories, oil and gas machinery, automobiles industries, agricultural machinery, and more. 

Best supplier of custom parts:

If you need custom parts for your industry or for your automobile, then you should contact Lantian Precision Casting And Machining. It is a professional company that uses various types of investment casting in order to produce custom parts that are crucial in various industries.  

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