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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.9781627082808
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.t51140047
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
.... This chapter describes the causes and control of porosity and inclusions in aluminum castings as well as the combined effects of hydrogen, shrinkage, and inclusions on the properties of aluminum alloys. In addition, it discusses the applications of radiography to reveal internal discontinuities in aluminum...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.t51140061
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
... Abstract The metallurgy of aluminum and its alloys offers a range of opportunities for employing heat treatments to obtain desirable combinations of mechanical and physical properties such that castings meet defined temper requirements. This chapter discusses the processes involved in solution...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.t51140069
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
... Abstract This chapter reviews and provides data tables for the wide range of properties and performance characteristics that are possible with specific aluminum casting alloys and tempers. Properties and performance attributes addressed include casting and finishing characteristics; typical...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340479
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
... Abstract This appendix tabulates chemical composition limits for commonly used aluminum casting alloys registered with the Aluminum Association (AA). aluminum casting alloys chemical composition A compilation of some commonly used aluminum casting alloys and their chemical...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.t68410001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
... Abstract Casting is one of the most economical manufacturing processes for providing shape to components of machinery and is used in a wide range of industries. This chapter is a brief account of the advantages, applications, limitations, and market growth of aluminum casting. It also provides...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.t51140007
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
... Abstract Aluminum casting alloy compositions parallel those of wrought alloys in many respects. However, because work hardening plays no significant role in the development of casting properties, the use and purposes of some alloying elements differ in casting alloys versus wrought alloys...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.t51140021
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
... Abstract This chapter begins with information on the historical development of aluminum alloy castings. It then covers the basic factors involved in the selection of a casting process. This is followed by sections describing the various categories of casting processes and their variants...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.9781627083355
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
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Published: 30 June 2023
Fig. 5.4 Average solidification rate and dendrite cell of aluminum castings. Adapted from R.E. Spear and G.R. Gardner, Dendrite Cell Size, AFS Transactions , Vol 71, 1963, p 209–215 More
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Published: 01 October 2011
Fig. 5.22 Direct chill aluminum castings. (a) Rolling ingots with molds in background. (b) Billets in four-strand horizontal direct chill caster. (c) Twenty-strand horizontal direct chill caster of foundry ingot. Images (b) and (c) are Courtesy of Light Metal Age , Feb 1995. More
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Published: 01 December 2004
Fig. 5.6 How shrinkage voids form in aluminum castings. (a) Initial void formation. (b) Collapse of shell increases void size. (c) “Wormhole” formation with additional shrinkage More
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Published: 01 December 2004
Fig. 8.21 Ratings of welds in aluminum castings based on unit propagation energy from tear tests More
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.caaa.t67870259
EISBN: 978-1-62708-299-0
... Abstract This appendix includes composition limit data for aluminum castings and ingots. aluminum alloys cast aluminum alloys chemical composition ingots Composition limits for unalloyed and alloyed aluminum castings (<italic>xxx</italic>.0) and ingots (<italic>xxx</italic>.1...
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Published: 30 June 2023
Examples of (a) aluminum cast components by sand-mold casting. Courtesy of Leitelt Brothers Inc. and (b) a precision high-vacuum die casting of integral motorcycle frame. Courtesy of Suzuki More
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Published: 30 June 2023
Fig. 5.14 Microstructures of an A356 aluminum casting. (a) In the as-cast and T6 condition. (b) In a cast, HIPed, and T6-treated condition. The as-cast sample exhibits shrinkage porosity and a possible gas pore. Following HIP, the porosity is eliminated, but otherwise, the microstructure More
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Published: 01 December 2004
Fig. D6.16 242.0-T77, sand cast aluminum casting rotating-beam fatigue curve. Smooth and notched specimens from one lot More
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Published: 01 December 2004
Fig. D6.17 249.0-T63, sand cast aluminum casting rotating-beam fatigue curve. Circles are smooth and notched specimens from one lot. Squares are smooth specimens taken from cast slab More
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Published: 01 December 2004
Fig. D6.18 295.0-T6, sand cast aluminum casting rotating-beam fatigue curve. Smooth specimens from three lots More
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Published: 01 December 2004
Fig. D6.19 295.0-T62, sand cast aluminum casting rotating-beam fatigue curve. Notched specimens from one lot More