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Classification of Foundries
Furnace Types
Crucible Furnaces
Reverberatory Furnaces
Induction Furnaces - Core/Channel or Coreless
Open Hearth Furnace
Cupola Furnaces
Coke Production
Blast Oxygen Furnace
Argon Oxygen Decarburization Process
Conventional Molding - Green Sand
Alternative Sands
Precision Molding and Casting
Investment Casting
Properties of Thermal Transfer within a Casting
Physical Dimensioning through the Phase Transition
Directional Solidification
Progressive Solidification
Three Stages of Contraction (Shrinkage)
In Consideration of Pure Metals
Control of the Solidification Rate
Solidification Modeling
Grain Structure and Growth
Porosity Defects
EQ#1 - Freeze Point Ratio (FPR)
EQ#2 - Volume Ratio (VR) (Y Axis)
EQ#4 - (FPR) Steel (from the lecture)
Shape #1 - Sphere
Shape #2 - Cylinder of Height 12"
Shape #3 - Cube of 12"
Shape #4 - Cylinder of Height 1"
Proper Riser Positioning and Dimensioning
Laminar Flow
Basic Components of a Gating System
Sprue Placement and Parts
The Runner System
The Gating System
Choke : Runner : Gate Ratio(s)
Destructive & Non-Destructive Inspection
Whutz-Up with Sand?
Sand Type Verbiage
Key Info;
Chromite FeCr2O4
So why all the hype on Thermal Expansion???
AFS Grain Fineness Number (gfn) & Grain Distribution
Sand Handling
Sand Reclamation
Mechanical Reclamation Processes
Sizes and Shapes of Sands
Rounded Sands
Angular Sands
Sub-Angular Sands
Primary Tests
Moisture Content
Molding Sand Properties Vs Moisture Content
Hot Sand Considerations
Define: variability-
Define: Consistency
Define: Quality
Dilution Sand
Module # 6 - Protein based Binders
ADV - Acid Demand Value
Expansion Characteristics
Cold-Box No-Bake Heat-Activated
Core Oil Binder Molding
Shell or Croning Process
Hot Box Core Process
Warm-Box Core Process
Phenolic Urethane/Amine (PUA)
Sodium Silicate/Carbon Dioxide
Epoxy Acrylic/Sulfur Dioxide (FRC)
Temperature & Humidty
The Big-3
Furan/Acid System
Furan/Acid Binder Classification
Typical Material proportions
Silicate/Ester Chemical Binder Family
Silicate/Ester Resin Composition
Phenolic Urethane Family
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Introduction to Metal Casting

Introduction to Metal Casting

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