Investment Casting Gets Loud

Oct 25, 2016

The investment casting process can produce exceptional quality, highly precise parts for a limitless range of applications and industries. Achieving such precision can get loud, however. One of the steps in the investment cast process is called “knockout.” This is when the ceramic shell is broken off of a recently poured and cooled casting. It gets loud because foundry professionals use jackhammer-like tools to break apart the shells, freeing the castings for final steps in the process.