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Casting

Edited by
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

High-Pressure Die Casting

Published:
2008

Abstract

This article provides a comprehensive discussion on die casting alloy types and casting processes used in high-pressure die casting. It presents the advantages and disadvantages of high-pressure die casting and describes the product design for the process. The article concludes with information on metal injection process of high-pressure die casting.

Abstract

This article describes the melting process of casting metals used in hot chamber die casting. It discusses the design and capabilities of injection components, such as gooseneck, plunger, and cylinder. The article reviews the distinctions between hot and cold chamber processes. Gate and runner design and temperature control for die casting are discussed. The article explains the ejection and post-processing techniques used for the hot chamber die casting. The techniques include robotics operation, recycling, and fluxing.

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2008. "High-Pressure Die Casting", 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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