This course introduces the process of metalcasting. It provides a broad picture of what happens in a casting production facility, while illustrating the technology, variables and complexity involved in producing a casting. It covers casting design, alloy selection, process selection, design of the gating system, pouring and shakeout methods, cleaning and finishing methods, quality assurance, and key safety and environmental regulations.
Bo Wallace, AFS and the Institute
Juliette Garesche, AFS and the Institute
Shannon Wetzel, AFS and the Institute
Dr. Sudesh Kannan, Consultant