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X-rays enable us to observe real-time mold filling in lost foam and conventional sand molds. These observations permit foundrymen to observe the reasons for casting defects as they are formed, rather than guessing at the causes after the casting...
In this final of three articles, the permanent mold process to cast ductile iron is examined in terms of gating design, production of large castings, lined permanent mold casting, and emprical relationships.
In this overview, the permanent mold process to cast ductile iron is examined in its various aspects, including process automation, heat treatment, gating system design, production of large castings, and more. This is the second of three parts.
In this overview, the permanent mold process to cast ductile iron is examined in its various aspects, including mold design and cooling, mold coatings, process automation, and more. This is the first of two parts.
Controlling raw materials is critical to the success of iron casting production from green sand systems. The base silica sand is often overlooked, with the main focus on bentonite additions. Carbonaceous additives can be considered a “necessary...