casting stress

casting stress

[′kast·iŋ ‚stres]
(mechanics)
Any stress that develops in a casting due to geometry and casting shrinkage.
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Magnesium's excellent dimensional stability, with minimal residual casting stress and consistent predictable shrinkage rates, ensures part-to-part consistency in die cast magnesium alloy components not attainable with aluminum.
O'Fallon Casting stresses concurrent engineering to its customers and holds design classes in O'Fallon or at customer's facilities.
Casting stressed ethnic distinctions: Helena was a tiny Asian, and her cure of the King seemed to reflect Eastern (or, at least, Alternative) Medicine.