Casting Defects and causes

Different types of Casting Defects and causes are listed below

  1. Sand Blow or Blowholes
  2. Mold shift
  3. Swell
  4. Fins and flash
  5. Sand wash
  6. Shrinkage
  7. Hot tear
  8. Scabs
  9. Honeycombing or slag holes.
  10. Pour short
  11. Cold shuts
  12. Misruns
  13. Run outs and bust outs

Question and Answers

  1. Shift is a casting defect which
    Answer : Results in a mismatching of the top and bottom parts of a casting
  2. a casting defect which occurs near the ingates as rough lumps on the surface of a casting is
    Answer : Sand wash
  3. a casting defect which results in general enlargement of a casting is known as
    Answer : Swell
  4. Sand wash is a casting defect which
    Answer : occurs near the ingates as rough lumps on the surface of a casting
  5. a casting defect which occurs due to improper venting of sand is known as
    Answer : Blowholes