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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006048
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... Abstract This article describes the features, benefits and limitations of petrolatum and microcrystalline wax. It provides a detailed discussion on the steps to be followed before applying the various forms of the wax-based coatings. The wax-based coating forms include petrolatum and...
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
... investment casting patternmaking plastics pattern tooling pattern and cluster assembly melting equipment Shellvest system ceramic shell molds slurry and cluster formulation pattern removal methods drying wax IN INVESTMENT CASTING, a ceramic slurry is applied around a disposable pattern...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004126
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... Abstract This article focuses on the various coatings used on Department of Defense (DoD) systems. The coatings include electroplated coatings; conversion coatings; supplemental oils, waxes, lubricants; organic paint coatings; and other finishes such as vacuum deposits, mechanical plating...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14b.a0005167
EISBN: 978-1-62708-186-3
... treatment. The effect of temperature on the formability of refractory metals is discussed. The article provides a description of the forming methods of sheet and preformed blanks using refractory metals. It also discusses the types of lubricants, including oils, soaps, waxes, silicones, graphite, and...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005337
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... discusses the types of molding methods, such as rammed graphite molding and lost-wax investment molding. The article provides information on the casting design, melting, postcasting, and pouring practices. It describes the microstructure and mechanical properties of Ti-6AI-4V alloy. The article examines the...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001082
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
... discusses the various types of molding methods, namely, rammed graphite molding, and lost-wax investment molding. The Article provides information on the casting design, melting, and pouring practices, and describes the microstructure, hot isostatic pressing, heat treatment, and mechanical properties of Ti...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006012
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... carbon nanotubes, silica, metals/metal oxides, ceramics, clays, buckyballs, graphene, polymers, titanium dioxide, and waxes. These can be produced by a variety of methods, including chemical vapor deposition, plasma arcing, electrodeposition, sol-gel synthesis, and ball milling. The application of...
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 In the investment casting process, molten metal is poured into hot molds, allowing for the production of castings with extremely thin sections, knife edges and sharp detail. This article discusses patternmaking and dimensioning, as well as the pattern materials, such as waxes and...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003405
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... proper tool cavity and rubber sizes are obtained, the rubber can be poured directly into the fabricated tool cavity. When this technique is used, the pan configuration and setback size are represented by wax. The volume of wax, V w , required for setback is equal to the difference in rubber volumes...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005253
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... casting uses an expendable/disposable pattern, typically made of wax and then coated with some type of slurry molding medium. The wax positive shape of the part is usually made from tooling mounted in some type of wax injection machine ( Fig. 3 ). Again, for very few parts, the wax could be hand crafted...
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Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005256
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... investment casting process in terms of molding but with an expendable pattern made from high-quality expanded polystyrene (EPS) as in lost foam (instead of the lost wax pattern of investment casting). The EPS pattern is coated in ceramic slurry and then fired to produce the ceramic mold. The firing process...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 24
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2020
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v24.a0006556
EISBN: 978-1-62708-290-7
... and print material (waxes and photocurable resins) and a growing knowledge network in the literature are supporting the use of AM in precious metal investment casting. Direct metal technologies for precious metal are still developing. The laser-based technology appears to have advanced beyond most...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 24
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2020
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v24.a0006551
EISBN: 978-1-62708-290-7
.... “ ProJet MJP 3600 Series ,” 3D Systems , https://www.3dsystems.com/3d-printers/projet-mjp-3600-series 8. “ 3DUJ-553 ,” Mimaki Global , https://mimaki.com/product/3d/3d-inkjet/3duj-553/specification.html 9. Solidscape, Inc. , https://www.solidscape.com/high-precision-investment-casting-wax...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0002449
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
.... The construction materials available for these techniques include photopolymerizable or thermoplastic resin, paper, wax, and metal or ceramic powder. Secondary operations expand the list of available materials to include castable metals and certain forms of composites. References...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 24
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2020
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v24.a0006550
EISBN: 978-1-62708-290-7
... the jetting phase to the solid of the part. Such change has been achieved in material jetting systems through solidification of a melted material such as wax or solder, evaporation of a liquid suspension, chemical reaction, or curing of a photopolymer ( Ref 8 ). Material jetting has the benefits...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006038
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... coatings were the predominant systems used on buried pipelines. Another popular system used petroleum-based wax coating reinforced with fiber mesh. These coatings accounted for nearly all of the protective coatings applied during the period from 1930 through 1950. Fig. 1 Early hot-applied pipeline...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 7
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v07.a0006053
EISBN: 978-1-62708-175-7
... introduction of material. Carbide injection molding is achieved by mixing additional waxes, polymers, and surfactants with a dried grade powder to achieve the desired solids loading, injecting the thermoplastic feedstock into a die, removing from the die, and debinding in one or more stages prior to sintering...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003172
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... processes/Expendable patterns Foamed patterns Evaporative foam casting Replicast process Wax patterns (investment casting) Ethyl silicate bonded block molds Ethyl silicate bonded ceramic shell molds Colloidal silica bond Plaster bond Counter-gravity low-pressure casting...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02a.a0006504
EISBN: 978-1-62708-207-5
... waxes and lacquers. Both of these maintenance coatings can be applied in the field and are very beneficial to aluminum alloys. Waxing helps to protect the aluminum finishes and makes future maintenance much easier. However, waxing sometimes increases soiling of aluminum surfaces. Waxes can be used on...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0009025
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... additional cost was incurred for this operation. Because they are as much a part of the wax pattern as is any other section of an investment casting, tie bars help to maintain dimensional stability in the wax pattern in the same manner as they do in the casting. Because distortion of a wax pattern is...