Study Questions on Casting Processes

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Study Questions on Casting Processes (Spring 2008) 1. What are the four basic families of shape-production processes? Cite one advantage and one limitation of each family. 2. Describe the capabilities of the casting process in terms of size and shape of the product. 3. Why is it important to provide a means of venting gases from the mold cavity? 4. What is a casting pattern? Flask? Core? Mold cavity? Riser? 5. What is a parting line or parting surface? 6. What is draft and why is it used? 7. What are the two stages of solidification, and what occurs during each? 8. What is superheat? 9. Discuss the roles of casting volume and surface area as they relate to the total solidification time and Chvorinov’s rule. 10. What is the correlation between cooling rate and final properties of a casting? 11. What is dross or slag, and how can it be prevented from becoming part of a finished casting? 12. What are some of the possible approaches that can be taken to prevent the formation of
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course MFE 331 taught by Professor Moon during the Spring '08 term at Syracuse.

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