Metalcasting Process Basics



This course provides participants with a basic overview of the metalcasting process. It will track the path of a casting from quoting through shipping. This course covers common metalcasting terms and highlights the activities inside the major departments of a metalcasting production facility.

Learning outcomes

Class participants will learn to:

  • Define key industry terms.
  • Describe the major departments in a metalcasting facility.
  • Chronologically track a casting through the metalcasting facility from quoting to shipping.

Course Length

0.5 days

CEU Units

0.30 CEU

Course outline

Module 1: Introduction
Module 2: Metalcasting Terminology

•    Learning the Language

Module 3: Primary Casting Production

•    Quoting
•    Tooling
•    Mold Preparation
•    Melting and Pouring

Module 4: Post Casting Production

•    Casting Removal
•    Degating
•    Post Processing Methods
•    Inspection
•    Shipping

Module 5: Conclusion