The most obvious reason to choose the casting process over other processes is it’s the most simple and direct method to obtain a near net shape component for further processing.
There are primarily 4 different types of cast iron. Different processing techniques can be used to produce the desired type
World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 158.1 million tonnes (Mt) in June 2022, a 5.9% decrease compared to June 2021.
The COVID-19 pandemic had a significant impact on production as nearly all countries—except China—reported fewer shipments in 2020.
When to choose casting.
The global iron casting market size was valued at USD 101.17 billion in 2021 and is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.1% from 2022 to 2030.