Casting (metalworking)

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Casting iron in a sand mold.

In metalworking, casting is the act of pouring liquid metal in to a mold. When it hardens it is sometimes called a cast or casting.

Casting processes have been used for thousands of years. It is widely used for making sculptures, jewellery, weapons and tools.

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Casting at Wikimedia Commons