Forgings & Castings-Key Differences

Forgings & Castings-Key Differences

Casting & Forging are different processes used for forming metal. While casting and forging are both reliable ways to create metal, the result is different with their own share of advantages and disadvantages. Casting is the process where the metal is heated until molten. However, in forging the metal is never heated to the point that the metal can melt, but just hot enough to hammer and manipulate.   What is Casting? Casting is the process where metal is heated until molten. Then pouring or injecting molten metal into a mold vessel to create the desired shape. Though the mould is most often a die, sand and investment casting are […]