Investment Casting VS. Sand Casting, What’s the Difference?

investment casting vs sand casting

Investment casting and sand casting are both included in the casting manufacturing method and have a long history that can date back to 1838. Though both of the two casting methods are making metal parts by pouring the molten metal into a mold, there are significant differences between them. This article will explain all the […]

Sand Casting Gating System and Gating System Design

sand casting gating system

Sand casting is mainly associated with making different metal items with complex geometries in the metal casting field. Various factors affect yield percentage and cast quality, including the design of the sand casting gating system and the riser. If it has a good quality, it reduces the casting defects and increases yield percentage. Due to […]

How to estimate your investment casting cost?

investment casting cost

Since different facts directly affect the investment casting cost, the best method to estimate investment casting cost is to outline all factors that will impact your total cost.  The impaction of these various facts for each case will be different. Having better knowledge about them is essential for you to consider your castings when making […]

How to Know 3D Printing Investment Casting? — 2 Brief Introductions

3D Printing Investment Casting

Compared with traditional lost wax casting technology, 3d printing investment casting saves human resources and time and can provide more complex casting models. Therefore, 3d printed casting patterns are increasingly becoming the preferred investment casting solution for metal foundries and professional engineers. In addition to providing better surface finish and precision, 3d printing investment casting […]

Sand Casting Design In Key Considerations

Sand Casting Design

Excellent sand casting design is the key to the success of the final product. Otherwise, it will be very costly. In addition to considering the budget, we must meet the actual functional requirements. That is, we can apply it to real product casting. Therefore, based on decades of casting experience, we found that there are […]