China Foundry, published bimonthly to a worldwide readership, mainly reports on advanced scientific and technical achievements, applied technology, production successes, management and leadership, recent developments and industry information in the foundry field. Coverage encompasses all casting technologies and includes, but is not limited to, novel and net shape casting technologies; casting alloy design and modification; control of nucleation, solidification and microstructure & mechanical properties; computer aided design; rapid prototyping; mold making, mold materials and binders; mold and gating design; melting and liquid-metal treatment and transport; modeling and simulation of metal flow and solidification; post-casting treatments; quality control and non-destructive testing; process automation and robotics; and safety and environmental issues.

At present, distribution is to 50 countries and regions, and it is indexed and abstracted by: Science Citation Index-Expanded(since August 2007), EBSCO, Chemical Abstracts (CA), Cambridge Science Abstracts (CSA), Abstract Journal (AJ) and Elsevier’s largest abstract and citation database – Scopus, CNKI and Wanfang Data, etc.

Covers all casting technologies and includes novel and net shape casting technologies; casting alloy design and modification; control of nucleation, solidification and microstructure & mechanical properties; computer aided design; rapid prototyping; mouldmaking, mould materials and binders; mould and gating design; melting and liquid metal treatment and transport; modeling and simulation of metal flow and solidification; post-casting treatments; quality control and non-destructive testing; process automation and robotics; and safety and environmental issues
Presents advanced scientific and technical achievements, applied technology, successful experiences in production, recent development and industry information in foundry field
Offers rapid review and publication of articles

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Yanchun Lou
Publishing model
Hybrid. Open Access options available

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0.947 (2019)
Impact factor
0.790 (2019)
Five year impact factor
20,109 (2019)
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Electronic ISSN
2365-9459
Print ISSN
1672-6421
Abstracted and indexed in
  1. CNKI
  2. Dimensions
  3. EBSCO Academic Search
  4. EBSCO Belt and Road Initiative Reference Source
  5. EBSCO Discovery Service
  6. Google Scholar
  7. Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
  8. Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  9. Naver
  10. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  11. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  12. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  13. SCImago
  14. SCOPUS
  15. Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
  16. UGC-CARE List (India)
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