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Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005287
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... Abstract Aluminum casting alloys are the most versatile of all common foundry alloys and generally have the highest castability ratings. This article provides an overview of the common methods of aluminum shape casting. These include gravity casting, die casting, sand casting, lost foam casting...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005260
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... of short-term and long-term variables on the dimensional accuracy of permanent mold castings. It concludes with information on the factors of the surface finish on permanent mold castings. mold coatings dimensional accuracy gravity casting methods permanent mold casting mold design mold...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003508
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... Abstract This article focuses on the general root causes of failure attributed to the casting process, casting material, and design with examples. The casting processes discussed include gravity die casting, pressure die casting, semisolid casting, squeeze casting, and centrifugal casting. Cast...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001077
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
... pressure die castings, and gravity castings. It details the wrought products of zinc and zinc alloys, including flat-rolled products, wire-drawn products, extruded products, and forged products. The Article also describes various properties of zinc alloys, including mechanical, thermal, electrical...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02a.a0006513
EISBN: 978-1-62708-207-5
... casting with molten aluminum fed by gravity, low pressure, vacuum and centrifugal pressure, and squeeze casting. It discusses the major variables that affect the life of permanent molds, including pouring temperature, casting shape, cooling methods, heating cycles, storage, and cleaning. The article...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 August 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01a.a0006297
EISBN: 978-1-62708-179-5
... Abstract Aggregate molding, or sand casting, is the gravity pouring of liquid metal into a mold that is made of a mixture molded against a permanent pattern. This article summarizes the most important materials in the process of sand casting of cast iron, including different types of molding...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005265
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
..., countergravity pressure vacuum process, supported shell technique, loose sand vacuum process, and countergravity centrifugal casting process. countergravity centrifugal casting low-pressure countergravity casting mold filling countergravity low-pressure vacuum process vacuum process THE METHOD of...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005257
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... aluminum investment castings ( Ref 2 ) found that: A down-tapered sprue was more effective in eliminating turbulence of the metal stream and nonmetallic incisions. Surface smoothness and dimensional accuracy of aluminum alloy centrifugal castings were much better than the gravity investment...
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
... Abstract Casting is one of the most economical and efficient methods for producing metal parts. In terms of scale, it is well suited for everything from low-volume, prototype production runs to filling global orders for millions of parts. Casting also affords great flexibility in terms of...
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
... term castability is not precisely defined. It is used to estimate the suitability of a composition for solidification in a specific process to produce defect-free, sound castings. For gravity casting, the components of castability are generally considered to be fluidity as the measure of mold-filling...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005228
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... rapidly during free-fall, or when cast in vertical and horizontal centrifugal machines, where Earth's gravity can be arbitrarily increased for the purposes of casting pipe, pressure vessels, and axisymmetric liners. On the other hand, decreasing the force of gravity, especially for extended times, as...
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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003144
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... alloying element in copper, aluminum, magnesium, and other alloys; in wrought zinc alloys; and in zinc chemicals. The zinc coating applications of hot dip galvanizing, electrogalvanizing, plating, and thermal spray are presented. The use of zinc alloys in both gravity and pressure die castings is discussed...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 22B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v22b.a0005522
EISBN: 978-1-62708-197-9
... low-gravity platforms and facilities for solidification processing. It provides a description of dendritic growth studies and electromagnetic levitation. The article concludes with information on the in situ and real-time monitoring of solidification processing. casting metals and alloys...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005239
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... oxide and solidified pieces in the plunger sleeve are sources of many casting defects. In the case of gravity casting the inlet melt velocity can be complicated. For example, as seen in Fig. 3 , the most accurate simulation would consider the melt flow resulting from tilting the ladle. However, this...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005277
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... kept “alive” (i.e., moving) and therefore free from thick oxide film that may be incorporated into the casting. This is achieved by designing the liquid front to progress only uphill in a continuous uninterrupted upward advance (in the case of gravity-poured casting processes, from the base of the...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005348
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
...-aided engineering CAM computer-aided manufacturing CE carbon equivalent CET columnar-equiaxed transition CG compacted graphite CIM computer-integrated manufacturing CLA counter-gravity low-pressure casting of air-melted alloys CLAS counter-gravity low-pressure...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005227
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... ( Ref 10 ) or a high-intensity ultrasonic device ( Ref 11 , 12 ). This action disperses the reinforcing phase throughout the melt. The melt-particle slurry can be cast either by conventional foundry techniques, such as gravity, pressure die, or centrifugal casting, or by novel techniques such as...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005266
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... higher than for gravity or low-pressure casting. The ability to produce castings with close dimensional tolerances greatly reduces machining operations. Die castings have good surface finish, which is a prime requirement for plating. Die castings can be produced with much thinner wall thickness, reducing...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005261
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... to all metal mold processes as die casting (low-pressure die casting, gravity die casting, high-pressure die casting, etc.). Low-pressure casting is a process where molten metal is introduced to the mold by the application of pressure to a hermetically-sealed metal bath, forcing the molten metal up...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005269
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... aluminum alloys squeeze-casting tensile properties tooling design Squeeze casting ( Ref 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 ) is considered a high-integrity process and has emerged as an alternative to conventional casting techniques (gravity permanent mold, low-pressure permanent mold, sand casting...