Blog January 2019

Our Collected Thoughts

What’s new at LeClaire Manufacturing? What’s happening in the aluminum casting industry, and what does it mean for your business? Read our blog posts to find out!


January 23, 2019

Permanent mold casting refers to the fact that the same mold is used for each casting cycle, rather than being broken away after each use as with sand casting. Although the mold is not truly “permanent” — as with any process and tooling, it will degrade over time and eventually need to be refurbished or replaced — the name applies to the continually used nature of the mold.