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Light Metals Permanent Mold Casting

ABSTRACT
Permanent mold casting process has some advantages over sand casting processes which include better surface finish, precise and consistent dimensional control and improved mechanical properties. Also, gravity tilt-pour, and low pressure permanent mold casting of powertrain components from magnesium alloys can reduce porosity defects, and allow for the heat treatment of the prototype components for improved performance.
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Thomas Prucha
American Foundry Society
1695 Penny Lane
Schaumburg, IL  60173
website: www.afsinc.org

phone: (800) 537-4237
fax: (847) 824-7848
email: Research@afsinc.org

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