casting process


Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • lost-foam casting process — A casting method using foamed plastic cores, giving the surface of the castings the appearance of styrofoam; used for engine blocks …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Casting (metalworking) — Casting iron in a sand mold In metalworking, casting involves pouring liquid metal into a mold, which contains a hollow cavity of the desired shape, and then allowing it to cool and solidify. The solidified part is also known as a casting, which… …   Wikipedia

  • Casting — This article is about the manufacturing process. For other uses, see Casting (disambiguation). For molding plastics, see Molding (process). Casting iron in a sand mold …   Wikipedia

  • Casting (performing arts) — In the performing arts, casting (or casting call) is a vital pre production process for selecting a cast (a meaning of the word recorded since 1631) of actors, dancers, singers, models and other talent for a live or recorded performance. Casting… …   Wikipedia

  • Casting defect — A casting defect is an irregularity in the metal casting process that is undesired. Some defects can be tolerated while others can be repaired otherwise they must be eliminated. They are broken down into five main categories: gas porosity,… …   Wikipedia

  • casting — [1] A process technology that delivers a liquid molten metal into a purpose built mold. After cooling, the solid metal surface has the shape of the mold cavity. [2] Pouring metal into a mold to form an object. Also see die casting lost foam… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • process — See alfin process casting process cbr process jet process lost foam casting process plasma spray process reverse process sendzimir process vertac process …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Casting (disambiguation) — Casting is a manufacturing process using a cast.Casting can also refer to:* A process in sculpture of converting plastic materials into more solid form, prior to patination or other surface treatment * Casting (performing arts), a pre production… …   Wikipedia

  • Casting — Cast ing, n. 1. The act of one who casts or throws, as in fishing. [1913 Webster] 2. The act or process of making casts or impressions, or of shaping metal or plaster in a mold; the act or the process of pouring molten metal into a mold. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Casting line — Casting Cast ing, n. 1. The act of one who casts or throws, as in fishing. [1913 Webster] 2. The act or process of making casts or impressions, or of shaping metal or plaster in a mold; the act or the process of pouring molten metal into a mold.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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