Metalcasting by C. W. AmmenMetalcasting by C. W. Ammen


byC. W. Ammen

Paperback | October 21, 1999

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A-to-Z guide to low-volume metalcastingThere's plenty of demand for one-shot or low production metalcasting job work, but the work often goes begging for lack of anyone to do it. Interested? Metalcasting by C.W. Ammen is packed with step-by-step guidelines for getting started and working effectively and efficiently inthis time-honored craft. You get hands-on advice and cost-cutting tips, plus sound ideas for safety and productivity. In easy-to-understand language, this guide shows you how to use metalcrafting's tools and processes, casting and mold making...molding sands...molding equipment....metal melting, handling, and pouring devices...alloys...andmore, including:*Patination of cast metals*Working with chemically-bonded molds*Newest molding, casting, and pattern-making techniquesA Frequently Asked Questions section anticipates and responds to typical beginner's queries about applications and repair techniques and other metalcasting issues.
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Title:MetalcastingFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:9.3 × 7.5 × 0.9 inShipping dimensions:9.3 × 7.5 × 0.9 inPublished:October 21, 1999Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:007134246X

ISBN - 13:9780071342469


Rated 1 out of 5 by from Dissapointing. A book that could have used an editor, this is full of spelling and grammatical errors, provides very disjointed explanations, and overall does little to further the field of metalcasting. Wish it was better.
Date published: 2007-02-27

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Casting Processes.

Chapter 2: Molding Making.

Chapter 3: Molding Sands.

Chapter 4: Molding Tools and Equipment.

Chapter 5: Metal Melting Devices.

Chapter 6: Metal Handling and Pouring Devices.

Chapter 7: Casting Small Items.

Chapter 8: Metallurgical Properties of Cast Metals.

Chapter 9: Cores and Their Application.

Chapter 10: Patterns and Related Equipment.