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Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005286
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... required by downstream manufacturing processes. This article starts with a review of the different forms of ingot and the molten-metal processing techniques involved in ingot casting. It then describes the open-mold casting and direct chill (DC) ingot casting processes. The process variations...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02a.a0006485
EISBN: 978-1-62708-207-5
... the molten metal processing and ingot casting process in terms of open-mold casting and direct chill process. The article examines the continuous processes that provide commercial alternatives to conventional ingot casting. It reviews the postsolidification processes in terms of stress relief, homogenization...
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
... metal up through a narrow-diameter fill (stalk) tube from a furnace usually residing below the casting machine (although there is a version using electromagnetic forces to lift metal into the mold, and then the furnace may be an open hearth located beside the casting machine). The process can...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02a.a0006519
EISBN: 978-1-62708-207-5
...Abstract Abstract Investment casting, in which molten metal is poured into hot molds, allows for the production of aluminum parts with extremely thin sections, knife edges and sharp detail. This article describes the various steps in the investment casting process, including patternmaking...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 9
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v09.a0009072
EISBN: 978-1-62708-177-1
... or casting resin and corresponds to clamped samples used in automated polishing heads. It details that cavity molds involve mounting the composite specimens using a casting resin in a preset mold. The article also discusses the mounting of composite materials for hand polishing. automated polishing...
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
... during opening of the mold, and ejected by the withdrawal of the retaining core or cores. It is important that the casting remain in the correct mold half until ejection. For castings that have similar geometry in both mold halves, a spring-loaded, push-off mechanism in one mold half might be needed...
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
...) An interlock between the melt and the casting chambers is opened, the melt is moved into the casting chamber, and the fill pipe is submerged in the melt. (c) Argon pressure is applied to the casting chamber, causing metal to fill the mold. The mold chamber may or may not be pressurized to achieve the desired...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005255
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... molds and cores, detailing the binders and other materials used, as well as the formulation and control of slurries. Methods for pattern removal, mold firing, melting, casting, postcasting treatment, and inspection are explained. After presenting design recommendations for investment castings...
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Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0009016
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... temperature range or freezing interval. Solid shrinkage: The solid casting cools from its solidification temperature to room temperature. Solid shrinkage, also called patternmaker's shrinkage, is accommodated by making the pattern and, therefore; the mold cavity, somewhat larger than the desired...
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Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005251
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
.... The mold halves are opened and the pattern removed. Metal is poured into the cavity. The mold is broken and the casting removed. Tons 1–5° 635 25 All $800–4000 Samples: 2–6 weeks Production: 2–6 weeks after approval Investment (lost wax) A metal mold makes wax replicas surrounded...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005352
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... traditionally have been transferred to a mold or casting unit by tapout or lip pouring by using an intermediate ladle. Traditional metal transfer from the molten-metal supply to the mold is done with open-top ladles ranging from hand held to multiton, crane-supported, mechanized tilt ladles. Underpouring from...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0009019
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
...Abstract Abstract Cores are separate shapes, of sand, metal, or plaster, that are placed in the mold to provide castings with contours, cavities, and passages. Cored holes should be designed simply as the intended function of the casting permits. This article describes the designing of casting...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005295
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... directly into the top opening of an ingot mold until the mold is full, as shown in Fig. 1 . Pouring is normally done through a nozzle at the bottom of the ladle, but lip pouring by tilting the ladle is also done in small operations. The flow of steel from the bottom of a ladle is controlled by a stopper...
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
... molds. It presents the international classification of common casting<