Code No: RR412002

Set No. 1

IV B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 ADVANCED METAL CASTING (Production Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. (a) Explain methods of preparing of air for a hot blast cupola. (b) What are advantages and limitations of cupola. 2. (a) What are refractories and what are its properties. (b) Give type of refractories available with the example. [8+8] [8+8]

3. Explain construction, working, applications and limitations of core type induction furnace. [16] 4. (a) Explain foundry properties, engineering properties of SPHEROIDAL CAST IRON. (b) Enumerate the applications of SPHEROIDAL CAST IRON. 5. (a) Enumerate functions of the gating system ? (b) With neat figure explain various components of a Gating system? 6. (a) Explain clearly how does coring or segregation takes place. (b) Explain with an example, two types of segregation. [8+8] [8+8] [8+8]

7. (a) Explain with sketch squeezing machine. Give its advantages and disadvantages. (b) Explain with sketch folding machine. Give its advantages and disadvantages. [8+8] 8. (a) Explain the principle, procedure and application of Gamma ray radiography. (b) Explain clearly various methods of magnetizing castings. ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ [8+8]

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Code No: RR412002

Set No. 2

IV B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 ADVANCED METAL CASTING (Production Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. (a) Explain the factors which are considered in selecting melting furnace. (b) Explain charging of cupola and its composition. 2. (a) What are general requirement of refractories. (b) What are raw materials used in refractories. Give its properties. [8+8] [8+8]

3. Explain in detail the classifications of furnace and what factors are to be considered while selecting a furnace. [16] 4. (a) Differentiate between white and black malleable C.I. (b) Explain foundry characteristics of MALLEABLE CAST IRON. 5. (a) Explain objectives of a good gating system. (b) Mention the defects that occur in gating system. (c) Explain Turbulance in gating system. 6. (a) What are alloys freezing in two stages? (b) Explain effect of inoculation? [8+8] [6+6+4] [16]

7. (a) Explain the principal and working of a cold chamber die casting with a sketch? (b) Explain the Air blown process (or) Gooseneck die casting with a sketch. [8+8] 8. Explain principle, operational steps and application of dye penetrate test. ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ [16]

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Code No: RR412002

Set No. 3

IV B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 ADVANCED METAL CASTING (Production Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. (a) Compare the advantages and disadvantages of cupola with hot blast cupola. (b) What is efficiency of cupola. 2. (a) What are refractories and what are its properties. (b) Give type of refractories available with the example. 3. Explain various types of degassing adopted with sketch. [8+8] [16] [8+8]

4. (a) Explain foundry properties, engineering properties of SPHEROIDAL CAST IRON. (b) Enumerate the applications of SPHEROIDAL CAST IRON. 5. (a) What is a padding. How do you arrive at amount of pudding. (b) What is chvorinou’s rule state. Suggest the efficient shape of riser out of square, rest angle and cylindrical. Explain why ? [8+8] 6. (a) Explain clearly how does coring or segregation takes place. (b) Explain with an example, two types of segregation. 7. (a) Explain in detail the principal operation of a Co2 moulding. (b) Explain advantages, disadvantages and applications of Co2 moulding. [10+6] 8. (a) Differentiate between distributive and NDT. (b) What are NDT adopted for casting testing. (c) Explain Magnetic testing practical testing. ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ [4+8+4] [8+8] [8+8]

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Code No: RR412002

Set No. 4

IV B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 ADVANCED METAL CASTING (Production Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. (a) What is a cupola Furnace. Explain advantages and disadvantages over other furnaces. (b) Explain briefly steps involved in cupola operation. 2. (a) What are refractories and what are its properties. (b) Give type of refractories available with the example. 3. (a) Differentiate between acid and basic Open Hearth process. (b) What are converters?. Explain Bessemer converter. 4. (a) Explain the foundry properties of Al - based alloy. (b) Explain the foundry properties of Cu - based alloys. [8+8] [8+8] [8+8] [8+8]

5. What is a pouring time? Explain how the pouring time is calculated for steel, Grey Iron, Light metal alloy. [16] 6. (a) Explain how does solidification of pure metal takes place. (b) What is nucleation? Explain homogeneous Nucleation. 7. (a) Advantage and disadvantages of die-casting. (b) Explain with a neat sketch true centrifugal casting. [8+8] [8+8]

8. (a) Explain the use of coordinates measuring machines in inspection and casting. (b) How does surface finish of casting examined. ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ [8+8]

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