Tag: Sand

  • Can You Reuse Casting Sand?

    Can You Reuse Casting Sand?

    Sand casting is one of the oldest fabrication methods around, and it’s not hard to see why the technique has stood the test of time. Using sand has some definite benefits compared to other casting methods, such as plaster or die casting. One of the biggest perceived benefits of this method is that casting sand…

  • Which is Stronger: Forging or Casting?

    Which is Stronger: Forging or Casting?

    Forging and casting are both manufacturing methods for metal parts. Most metal pieces you encounter spanning all kind of different sizes, industries, and applications are made using these two popular manufacturing processes. Which method you use depends on a variety of factors from level of intricacy and budget constraints to strength requirements for the final…