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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

Squeeze Casting[1]

By
Rathrindra DasGupta
Rathrindra DasGupta
National Science Foundation
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Published:
2008
Page range:
727 - 731
Publication history
May 03, 2008

Abstract

This article discusses the types of squeeze-casting machines and the advantages of squeeze casting. It discusses the considerations required for the casting and tooling design process of squeeze casting. The article describes the various factors affecting the squeeze-cast products and outlines few of the key process characteristics. It provides information on the applications of squeeze-cast and contains a table that compares the tensile, hardness, and impact properties of select squeeze-cast aluminum alloys with those obtained from conventional casting processes.

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Rathrindra DasGupta, 2008. "Squeeze 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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