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TALAT Lecture 3208: The Finishing of Castings

By TALAT, The University of Birmingham Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Materials John Campbell and The University of Birmingham Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Materials Richard A Harding


This lecture provides an introduction to some of the finer points in the production of high quality castings. The students will be able to understand the various processes for sealing porosity in badly made castings and to appreciate factors influencing the accuracy of castings, including a basic understanding of how to control and measure casting dimensions. Basic understanding of the foundry industry is assumed.

Topics: aluminium, aluminum, european aluminium association, eaa, talat, training in aluminium application technologies, training, metallurgy, technology, lecture, machining, forming, casting, leakage, pressure testing, leaking castings, impregnation, accuracy, controlling factors, datum planes, heat treatment, mechanical properties, residual stresses, corrosion resistance, machinability, corematerials, ukoer, Engineering, H000
Publisher: University of Birmingham
Year: 2010
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