This TLP introduces a number of important processes through which metallic items can be fabricated from molten metal. As well as detailing the practical aspects of these manufacturing processes, attention is given to the important parameters which determine the microstructure of the finished items.


Grain structure of a cast Al ingot

You can also view and download the animations from this TLP at CORE-Materials

First created: 16 Aug 2008. Last updated: 16 Aug 2008.