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Grain Refinement in Shape Casting of Aluminium - Part 2

Download PaperPublished December 2008 · £5.00

The second part of a two part review is presented here. The paper considers the grain refinement of aluminium alloy shaped castings and particularly Al–Si alloys. It examines the methods of grain...

Grain Refinement in Shape Casting of Aluminium - Part 1

Download PaperPublished November 2008 · £5.00

The present review, presented here in two parts, considers the grain refinement of aluminium alloy shaped castings and particularly Al-Si alloys. It examines the methods of grain refinement, ben...

The Application of Positron Emission Particles Tracking

Download PaperPublished October 2008 · £5.00

Non-metallic inclusions in castings are detrimental to mechanical properties. They act as stress raisers and hence sites for crack initiation and are frequently associated with fatigue failures. Th...

Surface Integrity of a Crankshaft

Download PaperPublished September 2008 · £5.00

In induction surface hardening, a maximum compressive residual stress in the surface layer is achieved. The transition from compressive to tensile residual stresses should be as gentle as possible,...

Critical Material Issues in Cast Aluminium

Download PaperPublished July 2008 · £5.00

This paper was presented at the World Foundry Congress in Chennai, India in February 2008. It received a ‘commended’ award from the World Foundrymen Organization (WFO). It is reprinted with permiss...

Sand Cast Bronzes and Gun Metals

Download PaperPublished June 2008 · £5.00

Bronzes and gunmetals are an important group of copper base alloys that are used extensively for applications where good pressure tightness and wear resistance properties are critical. This paper...

Briquetting of Cast Iron Chips

Download PaperPublished May 2008 · £5.00

Advance Prediction Tools

Download PaperPublished April 2008 · £5.00

Foundry process control and knowledge management for iron castings

New Casting Process

Download PaperPublished March 2008 · £5.00

The EPGS Process: Science and technology of casting production

Inoculation of Cast Iron

Download PaperPublished January 2008 · £5.00

Inoculation of cast irons practice and developments


New Diecasting Method

Download PaperPublished December 2007 · £5.00

New diecasting method is on the runner

Using Stress Simulation

Download PaperPublished November 2007 · £5.00

Using stress simulation to tackle distortion and cracking in castings

Reducing Pouring Emissions

Download PaperPublished November 2007 · £5.00

Novel approaches in reducing pouring emissions


Download PaperPublished October 2007 · £5.00

A potent post casting treatment for alumunium castings.