Lost Foam

Modules

Lost Foam Basics

The basics of the lost foam process are discussed in this module. Terminology, the casting process, and properties of the lost foam casting process are also addressed. By the end of this module you will be able to define key lost foam terminology; list the steps in the lost foam casting process; state the advantages and disadvantages of using the lost foam casting process; and identify the alloys that can be poured using this process. (0.1 CEU)

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Lost Foam Design for Aluminum Castings

This module reviews the benefits and identifies the design challenges regarding foam, coating, and glue considerations. By the end of this module, you will be able to describe the benefits of the lost foam casting process for aluminum castings; identify design considerations when creating a lost foam mold; and explain what considerations need to be made when creating a foam mold. (0.1 CEU)

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