Text icon  TALAT Lecture 3202: The Liquid Metal

 
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Description: This lecture provides an introduction to factors affecting the quality of molten aluminium. Basic knowledge of foundry practice is assumed. The student should be able to appreciate the differences between good and bad melting practices in a foundry.
Keywords: machining • forming • casting • impurities • oxide pollution • hydrogen pollution • pollutants • oxide inclusions • purge degassing • flux degassing • rotary degassing • Cosworth casting process • low inclusions • lost crucible process • melt quality • reduced pressure test • gas content • inclusion content
Categories: Materials > Metals & alloys > Aluminium & alloys
Processes > Shaping > Casting
Created by: European Aluminium Association, Brussels
John Campbell, Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Materials, The University of Birmingham
Richard A Harding, Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Materials, The University of Birmingham
Published by: European Aluminium Association, Brussels
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Date created: 01 January 1994
Date added: 25 September 2009
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