The Foseco foundryman's handbook: facts, figures, and formulae
Provides practical guidance, suggestions and recommendations on making castings by all common casting methods. Aided by clear diagrams and comprehensive physical data tables, the text defines technical terms, details the procedures used in good foundry practice, describes the industrial plant used and gives lucid explanations of casting phenomena with helpful advice on overcoming problems encountered in casting processes. Thoroughly updated, the revisions for this edition include important new sections covering metal filtration, computer applications, resin-bonded sand, self-setting processes, mould and core coatings and feeding aids. Essential reading for anyone with an interest in foundry practice.
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Sand test data which have proved satisfactory for various castings
Moulding and core sand mixtures for steel castings
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38 mm section acid addition agent aluminium alloys application ASTM bentonite binder bond brass bronze carbon dioxide cast iron casting section cerium charge chill chromium coating composition copper cover crucible cupola CUPREX CUPRIT degassing deoxidation DEOXIDISING TUBES diameter die-casting dressings dross DYCOTE effect eutectic exothermic feeder feeding fluidity flux Foseco foundry furnace G G G g per 50 GASBINDA grade grain refinement graphite green sand gunmetal hardening heat hydrogen increase ingot inoculant insulating KALMIN ladle machining magnesium Manganese material maximum mechanical properties Medium melt method molten metal moulding box moulds and cores nickel NUCLEANT oxide oxidising pearlitic phosphorus plunged pouring temperature pressure production quantity reaction refractory resin resistance risers runner sand castings scrap shrinkage sieve silicate silicon slag sleeve sodium Steel Castings suitable sulphur surface swarf tablets tellurium tensile strength test bar thickness total carbon treatment weight zinc