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The casting is a manufacturing method in which liquids, pastes or pulp in forms to be filled and solidify there. Casting belongs to the main group of primary forming . Pouring is defined as original forms from the liquid, pulpy or paste-like state.

The best known is the casting of metals in which molten metal (liquid) is used.

In DIN 8580, the following variants are expressly mentioned as part of the primary forming:

There are also:

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Fritz Klocke: Manufacturing Process 5 - Gießen, Powder Metallurgy, Additive Manufacturing , 4th Edition, Springer, 2015, p. 2.