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SI units and their relation to other units
SI, metric, non-SI and non-metric conversions
Areas and volumes of circles, spheres, cylinders etc
Patternmakers’ contraction allowances
Volume shrinkage of principal casting alloys
Calculation of AFS grain fineness number
Recommended standard colours for patterns
Dust control in foundries
Buoyancy forces on cores
Opening forces on moulds
Dimensional tolerances and consistency achieved in castings
Physical properties of cast irons
Iron casting processes
Applications of grey iron castings
The production of grey irons
Cupola melting
Electric melting
Shop floor control of metal composition
Ladle inoculation
Late stream inoculation
Mould inoculation
Production of ductile iron
Melting ductile iron base
Cupola melting and duplexing
Induction furnace melting
Use of the tundish cover ladle
Sandwich treatment
Pure magnesium converter process
Cored-wire treatment
In-the-mould treatment
Inhibiting elements
Inoculation and fading
Specifications for ductile cast iron
Heat treatment of ductile iron
Casting ductile iron
Compacted graphite irons
Whiteheart malleable
Blackheart malleable iron
Heat resisting alloys
Corrosion resistant cast irons
Wear resistant cast irons
Specifications for steel castings
Carbon steels
Low alloy and medium alloy steels
Austenitic manganese steel
High alloy steels
Duplex steels
Physical properties of steels
Selection of suitable steel for casting
Arc furnace melting
AOD refining
Melting and casting quality
Iron foundries
Metal handling systems
Ladle lining
KALTEK ladle lining system for iron foundries
KALTEK insulating lining system for automatic pouring boxes
Casting defects due to poor ladle maintenance
Molten metal handling in steel foundries
Ladle practice
The KALTEK ladle lining system
Pouring temperature for steels
Silica sand
Measurement of sand properties
Green sand
Parting agents
Special moulding materials, LUTRON
Green sand moulding machines
Chemical binders
Sand reclamation
Self-hardening resin binder systems
Triggered hardening systems
Heat triggered processes
Gas triggered processes
Review of resin coremaking processes
CO2 silicate process (basic process)
Improvements to the CO2 silicate process
Self-setting sodium silicate processes
Adhesives and sealants
Principle of the process
Assembling clusters
Coating the patterns
Investing in sand
The mechanism of casting into foam patterns
Advantages of lost foam casting
The future
The need for a coating
Choice of coating and form of supply
Components of a coating
Application methods for coatings
Coatings for iron and steel foundries
Coatings for high production foundries
Coatings for jobbing moulds and cores
Spirit based coatings
The TRIBONOL process
Miscellaneous coatings
Coatings for foundry tools
Conventional running systems without filters
Filtration of iron castings
SEDEX ceramic foam filters
Cellular ceramic filters
Controlling the flow of metal
The use of ceramic foam filters
Inclusions in steel castings
STELEX ZR ceramic foam filters
KALPUR ST direct pour unit
Cost savings through the use of STELEX and KALPUR
Natural feeders
Aided feeders – feeding systems
The calculation of feeder dimensions
Determination of feeding requirements
Grey and ductile irons
Foseco feeding systems
KALPUR filter feeder units
Breaker cores
The application of feeder sleeves
FERRUX anti-piping compounds for iron and steel castings
Aids to the calculation of feeder requirements
Solidification modelling
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Ferrous Foundryman's Handbook

Ferrous Foundryman's Handbook

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