TPM Metalcraft Minute

Your Source for Investment Casting Knowledge

October 14, 2015, Volume 9

Contact Antonio Garcia for any casting questions.

Past Issues

The 4 Main Departments in Investment Casting

An Investment Casting Facility can be broken into 4 major departments:


  • Wax
  • Shell
  • Foundry
  • Finishing

Let's Pour Some Metal!

As a follow up on the last issue of the TPM Metalcraft Minute, we are finally ready to pour some metal. Once our ceramic shell has gone through the dewax process, we are now ready to prep the shell to be poured and finally fill the shell with molten metal.

Shell Preparation

Pouring the Casting

With Music
Pouring Metal At TPM

Next Issue

  • Knock Out / Shell Removal
  • Cut Off
  • Finishing

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