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Metalcasting

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ISBN-10: 007134246X

ISBN-13: 9780071342469

Edition: 2000

Authors: C. W. Ammen

List price: $48.00
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A new generation of metalcasters need up-to-date practical information on techniques, processes, equipment, and materials. Topics include: patination of cast metals; working with chemically bonded molds; newest molding and casting processes; newest pattern-making techniques. Bill Ammen's lifetime of experience in the trade makes him the ideal guide to the time-honored craft of metalcasting.
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Book details

List price: $48.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 10/21/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.628

Introduction
Casting Processes
Sand Casting
Green Sand Casting
Sand Casting with Styrofoam Molds
Die Casting
Plaster Mold Casting
Shell Mold Casting
Slush Casting
Permanent Molds
Casting Defects
Mold Making
Investments
Direct Casting Investment Mold
Foamed Plaster Investment Molds
Cored Molds
Hand-Built Molds, Step by Step
Cement Molds
Ceramic Shell Molds
Green Sand Molding
Skin-Dried Sand Molds
Dry Sand Molds
No-Bake Molds
Proven Advantages
Total System Approach
No-Bake Binders
Molding Sands
Molding Sand Properties
Cohesiveness
Permeability
Fineness
Additives
Refractoriness
Green Bond Strength
Tensile Strength
Dry Strength
Durability
Moldability
Blended Sands
Petro Bond Molding Sands
Parting Dust and Graphite Powder
Synthetic Sands
Popular Sand Mixtures
Keeping Molding Sand in Condition
Dry Sand Molds
Molding Tools and Equipment
Trowels
Finishing Trowel
Heart Trowel
Core Maker's Trowel
Brushes and Swabs
Camel Hair Swab
Flax Swab
Blow Can
Bulb Sponge
Sprues and Cutters
Tubular Sprue Cutters
Gate Cutter
Ramming and Rapping Tools
Bench Rammer
Floor Rammer
Rapping Bar and Rapper
Hand Riddles
Bellows
Strike Off Bar
Rawhide Mallet
Miscellaneous Tools
Draw Pins, Screws and Hooks
Sucker
Bench Lifter
Slick and Oval Spoon
Dust Bags
Vent Wire
Flasks
Basic Flask
Homemade Wood Flask
Floor Flasks
Large Steel Floor Flasks
Snap Flask
Other Types of Flasks
Jacket
Upset
Boards
Molding Board
Bottom Board
Clamps and Weights
Floor Mold Clamps
Mold Weights
Metal Melting Devices
Crucible Furnaces
Burners
First Heat
Coke Fired Furnace
Tapped Crucible Furnace
Pouring the Casting Mold
Kilns
Cupolas
Cupola Operations
Jammed Taps
Metal Handling and Pouring Devices
Crucibles
Ladles
Care of Crucibles
Tongs
Temperature Determinations
Optical Pyrometer
Thermocouple Pyrometer
Casting Small Items
Investment Casting Basics
Making the Pattern
Burn-out Oven
Super Simple Setup
Electrical Burn-out Ovens
Clean Burn-outs
Investments
Investing
Metallurgical Properties of Cast Metals
Popular Alloys
Aluminum
Silicon Bronze
Red Brass
Bronze
Bronwite
Zinc
Undesirable Alloys
Managanese Bronze
Aluminum Bronze
Brass
Scrap Versus Virgin Alloys
Cores and Their Application
Binders
Core Mixes
Stand-up Cores
Pasted Cores
Three Part Core Box
Loose Piece Box
Swept Core
Core Driers
Balance Core
Chaplets
Ram-Up Core
Core Washes
Core Plates
Vent Wax
Core Ovens
Shell Coremaking
False Coring of Bas-Reliefs
Patterns and Related Equipment
Draft
Shrinkage
Machining Allowance
Production Pattern
Master Pattern
Parting Line
Back Draft
Gated Pattern
Split Pattern
Medium Pattern
Mounted Pattern
Matchplate
Cope and Drag Mounts
Follow Board
Miscellaneous Patterns
Wood Patterns
Mounting Patterns
Recessed Pattern
Glossary
Index