Sand casting, also known as sand molded casting, is a metal casting process characterized by using sand as the mold material. Sand castings are produced in specialized factories called foundries. Sand casting is the most widely used casting process in manufacturing Over 60% of all metal castings are produced via sand casting process.
Patterns and made for the top and button halves
Feeds and risers are added to one of the patterns
Metal or wooden sand boxes are placed on the patterns
Casting sand in poured on to the sand boxes
compact the sand
turn the sand box upside down