Skip to Main Content
ASM Handbook

Casting

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

Centrifugal Casting

By
Sufei Wei
Sufei Wei
The Centrifugal Casting Machine Company
Search for other works by this author on:
Steve Lampman
Steve Lampman
ASM International
Search for other works by this author on:
Published:
2008
Page range:
667 - 673
Publication history
September 04, 2008

Abstract

This article describes the applications, advantages, and disadvantages of three centrifugal casting processes as well as the equipment used. The processes include true centrifugal casting (horizontal, vertical, or inclined) semicentrifugal (centrifugal mold) casting, and centrifuge mold (centrifugal die) casting. The article discusses the cooling, inoculation, fluxing, and extraction of casting. It reviews mold heating and coating techniques as well as various molds used for the centrifugal casting processes. The three most common defects observed in centrifugal castings are also discussed. The article concludes with information on the applications of centrifugal force in investment casting and combustion synthesis.

You do not currently have access to this content.
Don't already have an account? Register

Sufei Wei, Steve Lampman, 2008. "Centrifugal 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

Download citation file:


×
Close Modal
This Feature Is Available To Subscribers Only

Sign In or Create an Account

Close Modal
Close Modal