Applied Science in the Casting of Metals - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080157115, 9781483150758

Applied Science in the Casting of Metals

1st Edition

Editors: K. Strauss
eBook ISBN: 9781483150758
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1970
Page Count: 542
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Applied Science in the Casting of Metals focuses on metallurgical operations. The book first discusses the manufacture of iron and steel. Concerns include treatment of liquid iron and steel; treatment of molten iron between blast furnace and steelworks; and treatment of liquid steel. The text takes a look at casting pit practice, including ingot feeding, hot topping of alloy steels, methods of applying hot-tops, and hot-topping methods. The selection focuses on spray steel making and continuous casting of steel. The process involved in spray steel making; the basic principles of casting of steel; and metallurgical aspects are discussed. The text describes the treatment of cast iron; treatment of non-ferrous heavy metals; treatment of aluminum and magnesium alloys; and treatment of molding sand from molds and cores. The book explains the feeding of steel castings. Topics include development of exothermic feeding; mechanisms of alumino-thermic reactions; applications of exothermics to steel castings; and surface additions.
The text is a valuable source of data for readers interested in metallurgical operations.

Table of Contents

Contents Introduction A. Steel

1. Manufacture of Iron and Steel 2. Casting Pit Practice Introduction Hot-topping Methods and Their Development Hot-topping of Alloy Steels Vacuum Treatment of Molten Steel Chemical Degassing of Steel Effect of Mould Additives and Fluxes on Ingot Surface Quality Rimming Steel Treatment of Ingot Moulds and Bottom Plates Electroslag Refining Process 3. Spray Steel Making 4. The Continuous Casting of Steel

B. Treatment of Cast Iron

5. Cast Iron

C. Treatment of Heavy Non-Ferrous metals

6. Copper and Heavy Non-ferrous Casting Alloys

D. Treatment of Aluminium Alloys

7. The Treatment of Aluminium and Aluminium Alloys

E. Treatment of Magnesium Alloys

8. The Treatment of Magnesium Alloys

F. Treatment of Moulding Sand for Moulds and Cores

9. Moulding and Core Sands 10. Coatings for Moulds and Cores 11. Sand Additives

G. Gravity and Pressure Die-Casting

12. Treatment of Dies with Coatings for Gravity and Pressure Die Casting

H. Feeding of Castings

13. Solidification of Castings: General Principles of Feeding 14. The Feeding of Steel Castings 15. The Feeding of Iron Castings 16. The Feeding of Copper Base Castings 17. The Feeding of Light Alloy Castings



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