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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.isceg.t59320003
EISBN: 978-1-62708-332-4
... Abstract This chapter provides a brief overview of iron and steel manufacturing and the major equipment involved in the process as well as identifying where casting fits into the overall process. In addition, it provides an overview of cast iron manufacturing, including the processes involved...
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Published: 01 June 1988
Fig. 6.23 Power consumption quoted by furnace manufacturers for melting of cast iron in line-frequency induction furnaces of various capacities. From W. A. Parsons and J. Powell, Proc. Conf. on Electric Melting and Holding Furnaces in Iron Foundries , University of Warwick, March, 1980, p 18 More
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.isceg.t59320157
EISBN: 978-1-62708-332-4
... for Malleable Iron Castings Table 8.4 summarizes manufacturing guidelines for malleable iron castings followed by examples. Figures 8.5 , 8.6 , and 8.7 ( Ref 5 ) illustrate the gating and feeding systems of a few typical castings, all produced in large volume using vertically parted molding systems...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.t68410001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
... information on the process of conversion of steel and iron parts to aluminum. aluminum castings casting 1.1 Introduction 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. It has evolved over...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.isceg.t59320103
EISBN: 978-1-62708-332-4
... Abstract This chapter covers mechanical properties, microstructures, chemical compositions, manufacturing processes, and engineering of gating practices for several applications of gray, white, and alloyed cast irons. It begins with a description of material standards, followed by a section...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.isceg.t59320207
EISBN: 978-1-62708-332-4
... standards for CGI are provided. The chapter describes the critical factors that control CGI and discusses methods of CGI manufacturing. carbon compacted graphite iron ductile iron iron castings mechanical properties silicon thermal properties COMPACTED GRAPHITE IRON (GCI) is a cast iron...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpsfwea.t59300179
EISBN: 978-1-62708-323-2
... metal and it was easy to melt and cast. It still is low cost in places where manufacturers have been able to maintain the melting and casting technology. Cast iron is produced by melting steel scrap in the presence of coke in an inexpensive furnace called a cupola (or now, an electric furnace...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.isceg.t59320323
EISBN: 978-1-62708-332-4
... 32 0.35 0.30 0.60 Cast iron borings 10 3.25 2.20 0.60 Synthetic graphite … … … … … … … … … Ferro silicon inoculant … … … … … … … … … Final analysis … … … … … … 3.30 1.8 0.60 14.4.2 Ductile Iron Melting Ductile iron manufacturing...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200144
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
... and endurance limit). Manufacturing design considerations are treated in greater detail in Chapter 7 . Figure 10-11 illustrates a 4-in. (102 mm) cutter head, photographed during its service life, which was converted from malleable iron to a 0.65% carbon steel casting. This example represents a case where...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200048
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
... by other methods of manufacture. The shape and size of a part are primary considerations in any design, and in this category steel castings are unsurpassed. The flexibility of cast steel design gives the engineer wide scope in converting his ideas into an engineered part. Rapid Translation of Design...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ceeg.t59370001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-447-5
.... The chapter discusses general guidelines for developing a layout. plant layout process planning sand casting facility A MANUFACTURING facility’s location and the layout of the process equipment are two critical factors that impact product flow, productivity, operating efficiency, cost...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.isceg.t59320011
EISBN: 978-1-62708-332-4
... or horizontal depending upon the molding machine manufacturer. Several practical examples of cast irons and some steel castings illustrate the scope of the green sand molding application. In general, small- to medium-sized castings that are not heavily cored are good candidates for green sand molding...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.isceg.t59320195
EISBN: 978-1-62708-332-4
... austempering. Fig. 10.14 Study of growth of austempered ductile iron. BHN, Brinell hardness number. Source: Ref 2 Many ADI manufacturers prefer to anneal the castings, machine, and austemper because the growth is more consistent and predictable. Initial trials with ADI engine crankshafts...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ceeg.t59370013
EISBN: 978-1-62708-447-5
... Abstract Sand and metallic charge materials are two essential and heavy raw materials that are needed for molding and casting. This chapter focuses on planning and provision for storage and handling of the raw materials needed for casting manufacturing. The major raw materials used for molding...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.isceg.t59320049
EISBN: 978-1-62708-332-4
... Abstract This chapter provides an overview of how the disciplines of design, material, and manufacturing contribute to engineering for functional performance. It describes the interaction of product designers and casting engineers in product development. It discusses the consequences...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ceeg.t59370095
EISBN: 978-1-62708-447-5
... Abstract Iron and steel castings require cleaning as they come out of the shakeout units to remove any burned sand and sand that may remain stuck from the mold. This chapter presents the casting cleaning operation sequence. The sequence includes shot blasting; decoring or removal of cores from...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
... Thomas, another Quaker, took out a patent for manufacturing iron products. The next year, he founded the Bristol Iron Company to make cast-iron products in competition with brass. In 1709, Darby moved his ironworks up the Severn River from Bristol to Coalbrookdale, where he leased an old furnace...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ts5.t65900001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-358-4
... evolution of iron and steel manufacture, including steels for tools, and the development of tool steels as they emerged from the general class of iron and steel products. dies molds tool steel Tool steels are the alloys used to manufacture the tools, dies, and molds that shape, form, and cut...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sap.t53000009
EISBN: 978-1-62708-313-3
... and ductility and are used mostly in applications where these properties are required, such as turbine discs or forged rotors. Consequently, nickel-iron alloys are used only in the wrought condition ( Ref 1 ), because this manufacturing method offers a wide variety of mechanisms for controlling grain size...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170614
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
... that the consumer anneal the parts in a strongly reducing, nonoxidizing atmosphere as part of the component manufacturing process. Annealing of the final part further reduces impurities, particularly carbon and sulfur, below the levels that can be achieved by melting control alone. In iron alloys and silicon steels...