Metal shrinkage in castings and why it matters

Within this article, we take a look at one of the issues within metal casting that is critical to get right but challenging to understand, even for those within the industry…

Types of shrinkage inherent in the casting process

We often say that casting molten metal is like handling a living thing. Understanding how different alloys will react to different casting processes, component geometry, running systems, temperatures, etc. is part of the art of the foundry engineer. In recent years, the wealth of experience built up at the NovaCast Foundry has been enhanced by  … Read more