Process Step 5 – Investment Casting Pour

Jan 10, 2017

ppcp_process_step5With the molds ready to be filled, the desired alloy is heated to its molten state. This temperature widely varies for different alloys and can exceed 3000º F. The molten alloy is then poured into the molds, ensuring that each is properly filled. This process must be carefully managed and monitored to avoid faults and irregularities in the castings. Improper temperature, poor fills and many other issues can compromise the finished castings.