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Clean Metal Casting (Aluminum)

ABSTRACT
The goal of this project is to develop a technology for clean metal processing that is capable of consistently providing a metal cleanliness level that is fit for a given application. Ultimately, it is designed to reduce the incidence of defects which cause scrap and poor yields, thereby reducing remelting costs. Among the tasks included in this project are: 1)The development of melt cleanliness assessment technology 2)The development of melt contamination avoidance technology 3)Development of high temperature phase separation technology 4)Establishment of a correlation between the level of melt cleanliness and as-cast mechanical properties 5)Transfer technology to industry
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PERFORMING ORGANIZATION
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
CONTACT INFORMATION
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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