Book Review: Metal Casting: A Sand Casting Manual for the Small Foundry, Volume 2




Book Review: Metal Casting: A Sand Casting Manual for the Small Foundry, Volume 2
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The Sand Casting Manual, Volume 2, continues with solidification of metals and why it matters. Specifics of aluminum, copper alloys, brass and bronze are discussed along with solution heat treatment and precipitation hardening. Ductile and gray cast iron are covered. Continue reading “Book Review: Metal Casting: A Sand Casting Manual for the Small Foundry, Volume 2”

Book Review: Metal Casting: A Sand Casting Manual for the Small Foundry, Vol. 1




A Sand Casting Manual for the Small Foundry, Vol. 1
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In A Sand Casting Manual for the Small Foundry, Vol. 1 you will learn how to cast metal in sand molds using simple techniques and readily available materials.

Steve Chastain, a Mechanical and Materials Engineer, shows the beginner how to make a sand mold and then how to hone your skill to produce high quality castings. Continue reading “Book Review: Metal Casting: A Sand Casting Manual for the Small Foundry, Vol. 1”