Casting Inspector

Inspect metal castings for dimensional accuracy and any surface defects.

What does a Casting Inspector do?

Inspects metal castings for dimensional accuracy and surface defects: Measures dimensions of casting, using fixed gauges. Examines casting for defects, such as cracks and blowholes. Separates and marks defective castings according to salvage operation required. May chip surplus metal from casting, using hammer and chisel. May tap casting with hammer to determine from sound if casting has been heattreated or to detect defects, such as cracks or thin walls.