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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200158
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
... that would be difficult or even impossible to cast as a single high-quality casting because of the laws of molten metal feeding, (2) in foundries with limited casting capacity, the designer can make cast-weld assemblies of castings that are within the foundry’s casting capabilities, and (3) materials...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200140
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
... of a casting before it is machined. It shows shape, material, and specification information required by the foundry and the quality assurance department. Tooling engineers need the rough part drawing, as well as the finished part drawing, when designing fixtures to hold the part during machining. The foundry...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200220
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
... with repairing castings that have been returned to the foundry Internal Failure Costs are expenses incurred in manufacturing castings that are scrapped in the foundry Rework Costs are the costs of welding casting discontinuities in the foundry Fig. 17-3 Quality cost report Quality costs...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200115
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
... Abstract This chapter explains various aspects of the foundry process that the design engineer should consider when designing steel castings. It discusses special feeding aids, such as tapers, padding, ribs, and chills that may be used by foundry personnel to promote directional solidification...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200133
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
... results in improved casting quality and cost. By following this practice a number of costly pitfalls can be avoided and delays that invariably appear when foundry engineering considerations are ignored can be eliminated. The contribution of the foundry engineer to traditional product design...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200078
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
... with expertise in the selection of specifications, casting design, foundry techniques, and finishing processes. All of these functions are significant to the casting user interested in attaining the established objectives. Inquiry The more information the casting supplier has on an inquiry, the greater...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200295
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
... and stainless steels. The castability and ultimate corrosion performance of nickel-base castings is greatly influenced by foundry practices. The practices needed to make nickel-base castings can be very different from steel or even stainless steel. A potential supplier’s experience and technical capabilities...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200065
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
... vague or wide open will usually lead to the foundry supplying castings to a different quality level than that expected by the user. For example, consider the following nondestructive testing requirements: “The castings shall be magnetic-particle tested on all accessible surfaces in accordance...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200164
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
..., collaboration between the design engineer and the foundry engineer will result in a design that is functional and economical to produce. In many instances, such collaboration will result in a lower cost end product. Number of Castings to Be Produced When considering pattern construction and materials...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060085
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... the design and operation of melting furnaces as well as melting practices and the role of fluxing. It also discusses casting methods, nonferrous casting alloys, and atomization processes used to make metal powders. atomization foundry casting melting furnaces nonferrous casting alloys...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
... are mechanically worked to produce sheet, bar, tube and other product forms. However, steel castings are produced in the final product form without any intermediate mechanical working. Steel castings are near net shape products. Although cast steel accounts for only 10% of the total foundry industry sales...
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Published: 01 January 2022
areas of the casting are solidified and helps to identify isolated areas that may produce casting defects. Source: Ref 13 . Courtesy of MAGMA Foundry Technologies More
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Published: 01 December 1995
Fig. 11-6 Small rolling mill housings cast as slabs and welded. Total weight of housings made it impossible to cast in the part foundry. More
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.t51140293
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
... and casting industry publications of the American Foundry Society (AFS), the North American Die Casting Association (NADCA), and the Non-Ferrous Founders’ Society (NFFS). The reader is referred to those societies’ publications for more complete terminology for casting and casting processes. A B C D...
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Published: 01 August 2018
Fig. 8.18 (a) Primary austenite dendrites in a pore of a sample of ductile cast iron. (b) Grains of the austenite-spheroidal graphite in the same pore. Some regions show graphite not completely surrounded by austenite. SEM, SE, no etching. (See also Chapter 17, “Cast Irons,” in this book More
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.t51140001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
..., offering a broad range of volume, productivity, quality, mechanization, and specialized capabilities. Most aluminum casting alloys display solidification characteristics compatible with foundry requirements for the production of quality parts. Many aluminum casting alloys display excellent fluidity...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.t68410021
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
... of Solidification Time on the Mechanical Properties in a Cast A 356–T6 Aluminum Alloy ,” SAE Technical Paper 970019, 1997 , 10.4271/970019 3. Migueluci E.W. , The Aluminum Association Cast Alloy Test Program , AFS Transactions , American Foundry Society , 1985 4. Major J.F. , Makinde...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 April 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.imub.t53720293
EISBN: 978-1-62708-305-8
... are discussed. The chapter provides information on the procedures involved in the inspection of castings that are limited to visual and dimensional inspections, weight testing, and hardness testing. It also discusses the use of computer equipment in foundry inspection operations. casting defects castings...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.t52790231
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0
... Canadian Atlas Steels, Ltd., Welland, Ontario 185 KA-2 Chrome Alloy Products, Inc., Nicetown, Philadelphia, Pa. 195 Vasco Stainless U Colonial Steel Co., Pittsburgh, Pa. 205 Sweetaloy 17 (KA-2) Cooper Alloy Foundry, Elizabeth, N.J. 210 Rezistal RA-2H Crucible Steel Casting Co...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.isceg.t59320323
EISBN: 978-1-62708-332-4
... Silica Olivine Chromite Zircon Casting applications Gray iron Malleable iron Ductile iron Steel (small and thin walled) Steel (medium sized and medium wall thickness) Steel (medium to thick walled) Steel (selected locations, thick walled) Average grain fineness: American Foundry Society...