shell sand


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shell sand

[′shel ‚sand]
(geology)
A loose aggregate that is largely composed of shell fragments of sand size.
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By changing the chemical makeup of the reactants used to form and cure shell sand, one can now find a product with fewer hazardous air pollutants and eliminated odor.
Understanding the process of manufacturing and using resin coated shell sand helps to clearly grasp its benefits and recent improvements.
New developments in odor neutralization technology have eliminated the traditional noxious odors associated with shell sand.
3 shows three transverse bars made with two types of shell sand that are intended to match tensile strength.
Lab performance properties (Table 3) were similar between traditional shell sand and the new chemistry.
Directional heating of shell sand composites can burden metalcasters by forcing dimensional changes.
This article details the thermal distortion, change in mass and impact strength properties of refractory-coated shell sand systems at aluminum and cast iron fill temperatures.
Refractory-coated and uncoated shell sand systems were evaluated for thermal distortion, mass change percentage and impact strength.
This article examines the effects of refractory coatings on shell sand under particular conditions and how well they assist in maintaining the sand's properties.
Because of the lower component cost, shell sand casting allows for simply designed components in conjunction with fine surface finish.
After several design changes, the filter placement was solved and a shell sand pouring cup was used as the sprue.