microshrinkage

microshrinkage

[¦mī·krō′shriŋ·kij]
(metallurgy)
A casting defect consisting of interdendritic voids, visible only at magnifications over 10 diameters.
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[6] conducted a parameter study on fluid drop deformation through fluid flow microshrinkage. Garstecki et al.
When treatment measures are not timely or invalid, numerous macro-and microshrinkage cracks will occur on the slope surface soil after the wet-dry cycles, undermining the integrity of the slope (as seen in Figure 13).
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The kinetics of the solidification process produces microshrinkage porosity, coarse solidification structures and oftentimes, undesirable inclusions and second phases that develop as a result of alloy segregation during solidification.
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Casting process modeling of the new design showed no sign of microshrinkage or porosity inside the wheel.
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AFS Research Report: Factors Affecting Microshrinkage Formation in Thin Wall Ductile Iron (04-012)