The 3 Types of Sand Used for Sand Casting

Sand casting, or sand mold casting, is a popular method of producing non-ferrous alloy casts.  Invented over 6,000 years ago, this process has undergone a number of changes and modernizations over the years, but the basic principals have remained the same. From small DIY operations to major commercial foundries, the technique has been replicated many times! […]

Foundry Sand Casting Process: Step by Step

Metal casting is the process in which molten metal is poured into a mold and allowed to solidify into an object. The object that solidifies is called a casting. Sand casting is defined as pouring of molten metal into a sand mold and allowing it to solidify in the mold. Sand casting is the most […]

Patriot Foundry Modernizing, Adding Melting Capacity

Patriot Foundry & Castings LLC, West Franklin, N.H., has added a new sand casting system and is in the process of installing a new induction furnace and upgrading its dust collection equipment. According to Chris Leuteritz, Patriot’s owner and manager, the additions are the latest in an improvement process the company began in late 2009. […]