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Metal Casting: A Sand Casting Manual for the Small Foundry Vol. 2

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ISBN13: 9780970220332
ISBN10: 0970220332
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Cast Metal in Sand Molds Using Your Own Backyard Foundry!

Part 2 of the Sand Casting Manual continues by describing more advanced techniques. Using non-technical terms, Steve Chastain, a mechanical and materials engineer shows you how to cast metal parts for little cost in your own back yard! Sold in over 30 countries, Chastain's popular Small Foundry Series" is good for both the beginner and experience metal caster.

You will learn:
  • How to make your own foundry tools and equipment
  • About copper alloys, aluminum and cast iron
  • About solidification of metals and why it matters
  • How to design gates and risers for castings
  • The use of chills, insulated pads and riser sleeves
  • How to make patterns
  • How to make rubber molds and match plates
  • The casting of pistons and cylinder heads
  • See the original Flathead V-8 castings being produced

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nobledyke, December 22, 2007 (view all comments by nobledyke)
Hi, i havn't really gone through the book , but the little analysis has proved beyound a reasonable doubt that the content is worth the price. As a welder and fabricator by profession i would hope to read through to actually have the real proof.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780970220332
Subtitle:
A Sand Casting Manual for the Small Foundry Vol. 2
Author:
Chastain, Stephen
Publisher:
Steve Chastain
Copyright:
Series:
For the Small Foundry
Series Volume:
2
Binding:
Paper
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192

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