Manufacturing Processes - Casting
Learn about casting processes, terminologies, the steps involved and how to clean castings from this free online course.
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There are multiple types of processes that manufacturers can use in the manufacturing of a product such as the casting process. Manufacturing Processes - Casting Processes is a free online course that will teach you about the casting process, what it is used for and the important steps of the casting process. This course will teach you about how to maintain castings as well as it's defects and how to prevent them.
This course begins by introducing you to the casting process and what it is used for. You will learn about the material properties that matters for successful casting as well as the important steps of the casting process. Furthermore, you will learn about the factors that affect the properties of the moulding sand and the Gating System. Lastly, you will learn about the casting defects and their prevention, shell mould casting as well as investment/permanent mould casting.
This free online course will give you an in-depth understanding of the different casting processes involved in the manufacturing of goods. You will learn the importance of achieving the desired size, shape, and properties of a product. This course will be of great interest to individuals in the automotive industry and the cement industry. Start this free course today and improve your knowledge of casting processes.Start Course Now
Casting Processes - Steps and Terminology
Casting Processes - Steps and Terminology - Learning Outcomes
Casting - Introduction and Suitability
Steps of Casting Processes
Casting - Terminology
The Pattern Allowances I
The Pattern Allowances II
Casting Processes - Steps and Terminology - Lesson Summary
Casting Processes - Learning Outcomes
Sand Moulding l
Sand Moulding II
Core and Core Prints
The Gating System
Yield and Riser Design
The Riser Design
Casting Processes - Lesson Summary
How to Maintain Castings
How to Maintain Castings - Learning Outcomes
Cleaning of Castings
Casting Defects and Prevention
Shell Mould Casting
Investment and Permanent Mould Casting
How to Maintain Castings - Lesson Summary
Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
- Identify the requirements for removing and/or cleaning a casting
- List the different types of the pattern allowances
- Define the commonly used terms for the casting process.
- Explain the process of pattern mould in the casting process
- List the steps involved in the casting process
- Describe the important properties and characteristics needed in the sand mould
- List the advantages and limitations of the casting process in manufacturing
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