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3190U review questions - 10.1 Identify some of the...

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10.1 Identify some of the important advantages of shape casting processes. Advantages include: (1) complex part geometries are possible; (2) some casting operations are net shape processes, meaning that no further manufacturing operations are needed to accomplish the final part shape; (3) very large parts are possible; (4) applicable to any metal that can be melted; and (5) some casting processes are suited to mass production. 10.2 What are some of the limitations and disadvantages of casting? Disadvantages include: (1) limitations on mechanical strength properties; (2) porosity; (3) poor dimensional accuracy; (4) safety hazards due to handling of hot metals; and (5) environmental problems. 10.3 What is a factory that performs casting operations usually called? A foundry – a factory equipped for making molds, melting and handling metal in molten form, performing the casting process, and cleaning the finished casting. 10.4 What is the difference between an open mold and a closed mold?
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2011 for the course ENGR 3190U taught by Professor Vquan during the Fall '10 term at UOIT.

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