sand casting


Definition of sand casting

: a casting made in a mold of sand

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Recent Examples on the Web It’s about a colossal treasure trove of handcrafted wooden steelmaking patterns used in the sand casting of steel machine parts, collected from a shuttered steel mill in Youngstown, Ohio, and stored away for decades in a nearby barn. Jim Vinoski, Forbes, 6 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of sand casting

1926, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sand casting was in 1926

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“Sand casting.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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