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Chapter13ba - _ Materials & Processes in Manufacturing ME...

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©2003 Bil Young 1 ME 151 Chapter 13 Fundamentals of Casting ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ©2003 Bil Young 2 Materials Processing Materials Processing ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ©2003 Bil Young 3 Introduction Introduction __________ is one of the most important manufacturing processes - Complex shapes - Irregular curved surfaces - Hollow sections or internal cavities - Large parts - Parts from metals difficult to machine In a single step, simple or complex shapes can be made from any metal that can be melted Differences between the various casting processes: Mold Materials (Sand, Metal, or Other Material) Pouring Method (Gravity, Vacuum, Low or High Pressure) Elements of a casting process: ____________ capable of producing the part _______________ capable of providing molten material ___________________ to insure a quality casting Properly designed and controlled ______________________ ____________________ from the mold Cleaning, Finishing, and Inspection ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________
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©2003 Bil Young 4 Casting Terminology Casting Terminology Components for a 2 part sand mold •P
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course ME 151 taught by Professor Alant.male during the Spring '08 term at Kentucky.

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