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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006582
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
... for aluminum alloy 514.0-F, permanent mold. Specimen: 28.575 diam × 305 mm (1.125 diam × 12 in.) rod. Source: Ref 1 Abstract Abstract This datasheet provides information on key alloy metallurgy, foundry characteristics, processing effects on physical and mechanical properties, and applications...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006581
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
... a modification of 514.0, used in ornamental hardware and architectural castings with improved foundry characteristics ( Ref 1 ). The silicon content of 511.0 is about one-third that of Alloy 512.0 and gives a more uniform appearance. Magnesium in aluminum alloys increases oxidation rates. In the molten state...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006556
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
... excellent foundry characteristics with respect to the relative ease of pouring dross-free costings and stability of the chemical analysis on melting and remelting. It has good castability with respect to fluidity, mold-filling properties, ease of feeding, pressure tightness, tendency toward low shrinkage...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 August 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01a.a0006308
EISBN: 978-1-62708-179-5
... undergoes in the foundry: liquid metal preparation, solidification, and solid-state transformation. The article discusses the tensile properties of gray cast iron: tensile strength, yield strength, ductility, and modulus of elasticity. It describes hardness tests that are performed for determining...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003127
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
..., characteristics of premium engineered castings, and advantages of hot isostatic pressing. Selected References Selected References • Aluminum Casting Technology , American Foundrymen's Society , 1986 • Kearney A. and Rooy E.L. , Aluminum Foundry Products , Properties and Selection...
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Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005299
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... solidification characteristics, melting practices, melt treatment, and feeding of the molten steel into the mold used in steel foundries. It discusses the features of melting furnaces used in direct arc melting and induction melting. It reviews factors such as wall thickness and designing for avoidance of hot...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001065
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
...). (h) 260 g/Mg (8.30 oz/ton) Ag. (i) C18200, 0.9 Cr; C18400, 0.8 Cr; C18500, 0.7 Cr. (j) Values are for as-hot-rolled material. (k) Values are for as-extruded material. (l) Rod, 61.0 Cu min. Source: Copper Development Association Inc. Fabrication characteristics and typical...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01.a0001047
EISBN: 978-1-62708-161-0
... the importance of mechanical properties in material selection. The article presents information on the selection process and provides a detailed list of heat-resistant cast steels and alloys. It also includes key manufacturing characteristics to aid in foundry and welding-related decisions. References...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02a.a0006524
EISBN: 978-1-62708-207-5
...Relative characteristics of aluminum alloys used in sand, permanent mold, and die casting Table 2 Relative characteristics of aluminum alloys used in sand, permanent mold, and die casting Rating scheme: 1, best; 5, worst. Individual alloys may have different ratings for other casting...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006561
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
... excellent foundry characteristics and castability with respect to mold-filling properties, relative freedom from cracking and hot shortness, ease of feeding and tendency toward low shrinkage. Pattern shrinkage allowance is 0.13 mm/cm (0.16 in./ft). The alloy shows excellent mechanical stability...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006579
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
... to hot cracking and very good pressure tightness. It has good solidification shrinkage. Aluminum A413.0 can have a quite high content of impurities before serious effects are detected. Approximate equivalent specifications of A413.0 include: Aluminum 413.0 has excellent foundry characteristics...
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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003134
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... pouring must be avoided to prevent the formation of dross becoming entrapped in the casting. Liberal use of risers or exothermic compounds ensures adequate molten metal to feed all sections of the casting. Table 1 presents foundry characteristics of selected standard alloys, including a comparative...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006568
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
... – 141 7. “ Design and Product Optimization for Cast Light Metals ,” USAMP LMD Project 110, U.S. Department of Energy, USCAR, American Foundry Society , 2001 Fabrication Characteristics High-Integrity Casting Heat Treament Application Characteristics The application of vacuum...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005303
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... describes the casting characteristics and practices of copper alloys. Successful production of copper and copper alloy castings depends on three important factors: An understanding of casting and solidification characteristics of copper and its various alloys Adherence to proper foundry practices...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005198
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... of the other requirements of the application. Crucibles have been called the first composites, and modern crucibles use an eclectic mix of materials to achieve the important characteristics listed here: Graphite: A foundry crucible contains 30 to 50% by weight of flake graphite, depending...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001068
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
... ensures adequate molten metal to feed all sections of the casting. Table 2 presents foundry characteristics of selected standard alloys, including a comparative ranking of both fluidity and overall castability for sand casting; number 1 represents the highest castability or fluidity ranking. Foundry...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005300
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... in foundries. It reviews the classification of solid fluxes depending on their use and function at the foundry operation. These include cover fluxes, drossing fluxes, cleaning fluxes, and furnace wall cleaner fluxes. The article also examines the operational practices and applications of the flux injection...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005308
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... than comparable metal patterns. They have been successfully used in high-pressure molding machines ( Ref 10 ). In addition, the polyurethane and epoxy resins typically used for patterns have the following desirable characteristics: Because casting design and foundry methods have a great influence...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005351
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
...Common types of inclusions in aluminum foundry melts Table 1 Common types of inclusions in aluminum foundry melts Inclusion type Chemical formula Form Density Size range g/cm 3 lb/in. 3 μm μin. Oxides Alumina Al 2 O 3 Particles, skins 3.97 0.143 0.2–30...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005186
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
...) from the Jamestown colony. Three years later, Native Americans destroy it during a raid. 1645—Earliest recorded use of the term foundry appears in the Oxford English Dictionary in its variant “founderie.” 1646—America's first iron metal casting facility (and second industrial plant), Saugus...