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.
Rathrindra DasGupta, Squeeze Casting, Casting, Vol 15, ASM Handbook, Edited By Srinath Viswanathan, Diran Apelian, Raymond J. Donahue, Babu DasGupta, Michael Gywn, John L. Jorstad, Raymond W. Monroe, Mahi Sahoo, Thomas E. Prucha, Daniel Twarog, ASM International, 2008, p 727–731, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005269
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