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Casting

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Srinath Viswanathan
Srinath Viswanathan
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Diran Apelian
Diran Apelian
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Raymond J. Donahue
Raymond J. Donahue
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Babu DasGupta
Babu DasGupta
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Michael Gywn
Michael Gywn
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John L. Jorstad
John L. Jorstad
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Raymond W. Monroe
Raymond W. Monroe
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Mahi Sahoo
Mahi Sahoo
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Thomas E. Prucha
Thomas E. Prucha
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Daniel Twarog
Daniel Twarog
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ASM International
Volume
15
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-187-0
Publication date:
2008
Book Chapter

Permanent Mold and Semipermanent Mold Processes

Published:
2008

Abstract

This article provides information on metals that can be cast in permanent molds. It discusses the manual and automatic operations, design guidelines, advantages, disadvantages, and applications of the casting. The article describes the number of factors considered when designing and building the molds. It examines the effect of mold design on mold life. The article outlines the primary purposes, procedure, and application of mold coatings. The variables that determine mold temperature and control measures associated with mold temperature are reviewed. The article explains the effect of short-term and long-term variables on the dimensional accuracy of permanent mold castings. It concludes with information on the factors of the surface finish on permanent mold castings.

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2008. "Permanent Mold and Semipermanent Mold Processes", Casting, Srinath Viswanathan, Diran Apelian, Raymond J. Donahue, Babu DasGupta, Michael Gywn, John L. Jorstad, Raymond W. Monroe, Mahi Sahoo, Thomas E. Prucha, Daniel Twarog

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