Metal Casting: A Sand Casting Manual for the Small Foundry, Volume 2

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Stephen Chastain, Jan 1, 2004 - Founding - 192 pages
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In volume one (1) the author shows the beginer how to make a sand mold and then how to hone your skills to produce high quality castings. Written in non-technical terms, the sand casting manuals begin by melting aluminium cans over a charcoal fire and end by casting a cylinder head. Volume two (2) coniinues tje sand cassting manual by describing more advanced techinques.
  

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If you want to start a foundry at home, this is the book. The author has done a very good job simplifying metal casting theory. His recipes for molding sands, core binders, and washes are great. Read full review

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i have been reading this book since along while,and i find it very secific and practical.i would suggest the mechanical engg. students to go through it once.they ll surely find it interesting.

Contents

METALLURGY OF IRON 65
13
COPPER ALLOYS BRASS BRONZE
42
GATING SYSTEMS
77
RISERS AND FEEDING OF CASTINGS
99
PATTERN MAKING
117
FOUNDRY PROJECTS
148
AUTOMOTIVE CASTINGS
172
MISCLANENIOUS
185
INDEX
191
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