Pressure Diecasting - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080276212, 9781483158785

Pressure Diecasting

1st Edition

Metals — Machines — Furnaces

Authors: B. Upton
eBook ISBN: 9781483158785
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1982
Page Count: 167
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Pressure Diecasting, Part 1: Metals-Machines-Furnaces covers topics on surface treatments, joining methods, process practices, inspection techniques, and many other features concerned with materials engineering. Organized into six chapters, this book first explains the process of pressure diecasting. Subsequent chapters then discuss the pressure diecasting alloys and machines. Other chapters describe furnaces used in pressure diecasting and the assessment of their performance; health and safety in pressure diecasting foundries; and some applications of statistics to pressure diecasting foundry variables. Readers will find this book useful in developing his excellence and practices in the field.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to Pressure Diecasting

1. Brief History 2. Typical Uses 3. Advantages, Costs and Competitive Processes 4. Future

Chapter 2. Pressure Diecasting Alloys

1. Zinc Alloys 2. Aluminum Alloys 3. Copper Alloys 4. Magnesium Alloys

Chapter 3. Pressure Diecasting Machines

1. General Machine Characteristics 2. Measurement of Machine Performance

Chapter 4. Furnaces Used in Pressure Diecasting and the Assessment of Their Performance

1. Types of Furnaces 2. Assessment of Furnace Performance 3. Some Aspects of Improving Furnace Performance

Chapter 5. Health and Safety in Pressure Diecasting Foundries

1. Safety on Diecasting Machines 2. Environmental Aspects

Chapter 6. Some Applications of Statistics to Pressure Diecasting Foundry Variables

1. Assessment of Process VariabiHty 2. Inspection and Quality Control 3. On Plant Experimentation: Case Histories



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About the Author

B. Upton

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Buhler-Miag (England) Ltd, Leamington Spa, UK

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