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cast·ing

(kas'ting),
1. A metallic object formed in a mold.
2. The act of forming a casting in a mold.

cast·ing

(kast'ing)
A metal structure, such as an artificial tooth crown, produced by forcing molten metal into a mold.
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magnesium casting shipments indicate that the material is widely becoming a metal of choice for engineers looking to design components with minimum weight while retaining strength and property needs.
We heat treat castings of various thicknesses according to proven schedules of heat soaking at various temperatures.
To achieve results from cleaning and finishing room improvements, you must divide your study time, applying general principles of lean manufacturing and using the best aspects of both continuous product flow and batched castings.
But, just months after he took over as president of AmeriCast Technologies' Amite Foundry and Machine, the casting facility was thrust into the national spotlight.
Additionally, optimized cooling rates, including those after shakeout or ejection, can produce desired mechanical properties in as-cast parts, thus making possible the production of castings that may not require a heat treating operation.
Thin-wall castings present special challenges both in preventing misruns, cold-shuts and other related casting defects, and in providing acceptable physical and metallurgical properties.
Once the components were produced and in the hands of Pratt & Whitney, there was a long, time-consuming process of machining and assembling the two castings.
Flawless castings are transferred by the robot to a water spray where they are cooled from 752F (400C) to a temperature at which they can be handled manually.
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The lost foam process also provides weight reduction, eliminates or reduces machining and offers the freedom of designing castings with less scrap.