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Foundry Technology

  1. Andreas Bührig-Polaczek1,
  2. Heiner Träger2

Published Online: 15 OCT 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.a12_035.pub2

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Bührig-Polaczek, A. and Träger, H. 2012. Foundry Technology. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Giesserei-Institut, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany

  2. 2

    Chemetall GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2012


The article contains sections titled:

2.The Casting Process
2.2.Design of Castings
2.3.Casting in Nonpermanent Molds
2.3.1.Casting Processes in Bonded Sand Sand Preparation Sand Molds Bonded Sand Molds
2.3.2.Casting Processes in Physically Bonded Molding Materials
2.3.3.Precision and Investment Casting Processes
2.4.Casting in Permanent Molds
3.Melting, Pouring, and Solidification of Metals
3.1.Melting, Holding, and Pouring
3.2.Solidification Morphology
4.Secondary Treatment of Castings
4.1.Cleaning of Castings (Fettling)
4.2.Heat Treatment
5.Control of the Casting Process
5.1.Quality Assurance
5.2.Protection of Workplace and Environment