Die Cast Engineering: A Hydraulic, Thermal, and Mechanical Process

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CRC Press, Nov 29, 2004 - Science - 400 pages
A frequently misunderstood technology, die casting is considered the shortest route between raw material and near net shape. For many decades, high pressure die casting was viewed as an art based upon "seat of the pant" strategies. However, many of these crude reactions actually worked because the fundamental process is quite forgiving of eccentric
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Terms Used in Die Casting
1
Chapter 2 Product Design
21
Chapter 3 The Die Casting Machine
69
Chapter 4 Casting Metallurgy
105
Chapter 5 Metal Handling
139
Chapter 6 Concepts of Cavity Fill
175
Chapter 7 Metal Feed System
185
Chapter 8 Process Control
209
Chapter 11 Die Materials
289
Chapter 12 Mechanical Die Design
305
Chapter 13 Die Set Up Techniques
339
Chapter 14 Die and Plunger Lubrication
353
Chapter 15 Safety
365
References
375
Index
379
Back cover
385

Chapter 9 A Thermal Process
237
Chapter 10 Designing the Value Stream
263

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