Metal Casting - Athy Foundry

Athy Co-operative
Foundry Ltd

Maybrook
Athy
Co. Kildare
Ireland
Eircode R14ER26

t. +353 (0)59 863 8100
f. +353 (0)59 863 8100

Metal Casting Process

Pattern Making

From the design, provided by an engineer or designer, a craftsperson called a patternmaker produces a master of the object to be produced, using wood, plaster or plastic.-> More about Pattern Making

Sand Moulding

A multi-part moulding box is prepared to receive the pattern and are filled with moist sand. Moulding boxes are made in segments that may be latched to each other.-> More about Sand Moulding    

Metal Casting

Pouring

Molten metal is poured into the mould and allowed to cool. The mould is broken apart and the cast metal is sent for finishing.-> more about Metal Casting       

Finishing

The cast metal is then refined through a combination of hammer peening, shot peening, polishing, forging, plating, rough grinding, machine grinding or machining.-> more about Finishing