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Castings and forgings are a form of metalwork that involves manipulating the metal into a specific shape as required by the customer. Casting involves the pouring of molten metal into a mould which contains a hollow cavity and is left to cool. The mould is then removed, leaving the metal solidified in the required shape. The mould is often made from cold setting more

Castings and forgings are a form of metalwork that involves manipulating the metal into a specific shape as required by the customer. Casting involves the pouring of molten metal into a mould which contains a hollow cavity and is left to cool. The mould is then removed, leaving the metal solidified in the required shape. The mould is often made from cold setting materials such as concrete, epoxy and clay. Forging involves the shaping of metal using compressive forces. Forging can either be hot or cold, and the main tool used in a hammer, the blows from the hammer helping to create the shapes.

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