Complete Casting Handbook: Metal Casting Processes, Techniques And Design

Paperback | October 30, 2017

byJohn Campbell

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Complete Casting Handbook is the result of a long-awaited update, consolidation and expansion of expert John Campbell's market-leading casting books into one essential resource for metallurgists and foundry professionals who design, specify or manufacture metal castings. The first single-volume guide to cover modern principles and processes in such breadth and depth whilst retaining a clear, practical focus, it includes: A logical, two-part structure, breaking the contents down into casting metallurgy and casting manufacture Established, must-have information, such as Campbell's 10 Rules for successful casting manufacture New chapters on filling system design, melting, molding, and controlled solidification techniques, plus extended coverage of a new approach to casting metallurgy Providing in-depth casting knowledge and process know-how, from the noteworthy career of an industry-leading authority, Complete Casting Handbook delivers the expert advice needed to help you make successful and profitable castings. Long-awaited update, consolidation and expansion of expert John Campbell's market-leading casting books into one essential handbook Separated into two parts, casting metallurgy and casting manufacture, with extended coverage of casting alloys and new chapters on filling system design, melting, moulding and controlled solidification techniques to compliment the renowned Campbell 10 Rules Delivers the expert advice that engineers need to make successful and profitable casting decisions

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Complete Casting Handbook is the result of a long-awaited update, consolidation and expansion of expert John Campbell's market-leading casting books into one essential resource for metallurgists and foundry professionals who design, specify or manufacture metal castings. The first single-volume guide to cover modern principles and proc...

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Complete Casting Handbook is the result of a long-awaited update, consolidation and expansion of expert John Campbell's market-leading casting books into one essential resource for metallurgists and foundry professionals who design, specify or manufacture metal castings.The first single-volume guide to cover modern principles and proce...

John Campbell OBE is a leading international figure in the castings industry, with over four decades of experience. He is the originator of the Cosworth Casting Process, the pre-eminent production process for automobile cylinder heads and blocks. He is also co-inventor of both the Baxi Casting Process (now owned by Alcoa) developed in ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:1220 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 30, 2017Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0081015542

ISBN - 13:9780081015544

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Part I: Casting Metallurgy 1. The Melt 2. Entrainment 3. Flow 4. Molds and Cores (updated and expanded) 5. Solidification Structure 6. Casting Alloys (new chapter) 7. Porosity 8. Cracks and Tears (new consolidated chapter) 9. Properties of Castings

Part II: Casting Manufacture 10. The 10 Rules 11. Filling System Design Fundamentals 12. Filling System Components 13. Filling System Design Practice 14. Melting 15. Molding 16. Casting 17. Controlled Solidification Techniques 18. Dimensional Accuracy 19. Post-Casting Processing