Text icon  TALAT Lecture 3203: The Filling of Castings

 
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Description: This lecture describes the function and design of all parts of the running and gating systems used in the production of castings. The students will be able to tackle the design of a simple running system in a systematic manner. Basic knowledge of foundry processes and basic mathematics is assumed.
Keywords: machining • forming • casting • filling system • oxide formation • casting defects • critical velocity • design assessment • pouring basin • tapered sprue • sprue well • runner bar • gates • nomogram for running system • solidification time assessment • sprue height
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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