Complete Casting Handbook: Metal Casting Processes, Metallurgy, Techniques and Design / John Campbell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PREVIEW

Casting Metallurgy

Chapter 1 – The Melt

  • Reactions of Melt with its Environment
  • Transport of Gases in Melt
  • Surface Film Formation
  • Vaporisation

Chapter 2 – Entrainment

  • Entrainment Defects
    • Bifilms
    • Bubbles
    • Extrinsic Inclusions
  • Entrainment Processes
    • Surface Turbulence
    • Oxide Skins from Melt Charge Material
    • Pouring
    • Oxide Lap Defect I: Surface Flooding
    • Oxide Lap Defect II: The Confluence Weld
    • The Oxide Flow Tube
    • Microjetting
    • Bubbles Trails
  • Furling and Unfurling
  • Deactivation of Entrained Films
  • Soluble, Transient Films
  • Detrainment
  • Evidence for Bifilms
  • The Importance of Bifilms
  • The Four Common Populations of Bifilms

Chapter 3 – Flow

  • Effect of Surface Films on Filling
    • Effective Surface Tension
    • The Rolling Way
    • The Unzipping Way
  • Fluidity
    • Fluidity Definition
    • Mode of Solidification
    • Effect of Velocity
    • Effect of Viscosity
    • Effect of Solidification Time
    • Effect of Surface Tension
    • Effect of an Unstable Substrate
    • Comparison of Fluidity Tests
    • Effect of Vibration
  • Extended Fluidity
  • Continuous Fluidity