Who is the course for?

This course is for new recruits to the industry and operators who want to have an overview of casting finishing techniques.  The course would also suit non-technical staff who would like an appreciation of post casting operations, such as support staff in foundries.

Course includes:

  • What happens once the metal has been poured?
  • Knockout, shot blasting and fettling
  • Heat treatment – an overview
  • Testing of castings – mechanical tests to meet specifications
  • Non-destructive testing
  • Certification and quality standards

Who to Contact?

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The Tor Lodge & Applecross Trust is a registered charity that offers financial grant support towards the costs of professional development to enable individuals improve their knowledge and skills in the cast metals and related industries.

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