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Foundry vs. Forging

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Main Difference

The main difference between Foundry and Forging is that the Foundry is a factory that produces metal castings and Forging is a manufacturing process involving the shaping of metal

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  • Foundry (noun)

    A melts metals in special furnaces and pours the molten metal into molds to make products. Foundries are usually specified according to the type of metal dealt with: iron foundry, brass foundry, etc.

  • Foundry (noun)

    The casting metals; founding.

  • Foundry (noun)

    A semiconductor fabrication plant in the microelectronics industry.

  • Forging (noun)

    A component that is forged (shaped by heating and hammering).

Wiktionary
  • Foundry (noun)

    The act, process, or art of casting metals.

  • Foundry (noun)

    The buildings and works for casting metals.

  • Forging (noun)

    The act of shaping metal by hammering or pressing.

  • Forging (noun)

    The act of counterfeiting.

  • Forging (noun)

    A piece of forged work in metal; - a general name for a piece of hammered iron or steel.

Webster Dictionary
  • Foundry (noun)

    factory where metal castings are produced

  • Forging (noun)

    shaping metal by heating and hammering

Princeton's WordNet

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