sand-cast


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sand-cast

[′san‚kast]
(metallurgy)
Made by pouring molten metal into a mold made of sand.
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Previously we were looking for a turn-around time of such a sand-cast cylinder head (including machining) in about 12 weeks.
The last case history illustrated the conversion of a sand-cast gray iron engine block to an aluminum high-pressure die casting.
The preliminary knowledge base being created by this research will assist government and civilian procurement authorities in selecting suitable tooling for short-production, sand-cast parts.
Turbodyne's light-metals division is an accredited manufacturer of machined permanent mold and sand-cast aluminum products for the automotive industry.
In addition to the same materials and processes used on the liquid oxidizer pump (all the investment castings are produced by Howmet), the fuel pump also features an aluminum sand casting produced by Fansteel/Wellman Dynamics--the only sand-cast part on the SSME.
In fact, the sand-cast technique for the superalloy (which is not typically sand cast nor air-melted) was developed further as a result of this process, and is showing an overall cost reduction of 71%.
Turbodyne's light-metals division is an accredited manufacturer of machined permanent-mold and sand-cast aluminum products for the automotive industry.
This correlation and equation for the prediction of microporosity was applied to two industrial castings - an A356 sand-cast pressure cylinder and an A356 low pressure permanent mold cast wheel.
In addition to the time saving consideration, the DSS RP-produced cylinder heads are virtually identical in all metallurgical and mechanical respects to the sand-cast components that will be produced during the production phase.
The corrosion behavior of silicon brasses (C87500 and C87800), high-zinc yellow brass (C85800), low-zinc yellow brass (C85200), leaded-tin bronze (C83450) and silicon bronzes (C87600 and C87610) in permanent mold and sand-cast conditions was studied in soft water by M.
PHOTO : Disk-brake rotor (shiny piece in center) in a racing-car brake assembly, green sand-cast from an aluminum composite by Texas Metal Casting Co, Inc, for Race Car Products.
5% elongation was typical for sand-cast A356 alloy.