feedhead

feedhead

[′fēd‚hed]
(metallurgy)
A reservoir of molten metal that is left above a casting in order to supply additional metal as the casting solidifies and shrinks. Also known as riser; sinkhead.
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Thus, the main objective is the realisation of a computer aided system to define the models parameters as machining allowance, draft corner, radius, dimension, feedhead, flask and pouring system.
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