Origins of Metal Casting

Metal Technologies has compiled a brief timeline of metal solutions to give you an overview of the long history and proud of our industry. Since the discovery, metal casting has played a crucial role in the development and promotion of human culture and civilization. After 5000 years of technological advances, plays metal solutions to most in our lives everyday and it is more necessary than ever.

3200 BC A frog is copper, the oldest known solutions exist, cast in Mesopotamia. 2000 BC Iron out.

800-700 BC First demonstration of China iron.

645 BC The earliest known molding sand (Chinese).

233 BC iron plowshares which poured in China.

500 AD Cast crucible steel was first produced in India, but the process is lost until 1750 when he reinvents Benjamin Huntsman in England.

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