Forging University: Forging vs. Casting

Forging University: Lesson #2 – Forging vs. Casting The second topic in our 6-part discussion compares forging and casting. Before reading, take a quick look back to Lesson #1 and review forging basics. You can also check out the Anderson Shumaker Forging Page What is Casting? Casting is the process of heating metal above its melting temperature and then pouring…

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Welcome to Forging University!

It’s the first full week of 2019, our doors are open, and our furnaces are firing! Forging metal is an Anderson Shumaker passion. But, have you ever wondered why forging is a top choice for metalworking? By its definition, forging pounds heated metal with heavy machinery to compress it into a new shape. As a…