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Small Scale Foundries For Developing Countries

By J.D. Harper
ISBN: 9780903031783
This book aims to assist anyone about to start or to expand a small scale foundry. Technical aspects covered include pattern-making, moulding, coremaking, melting cast iron, steel castings, non-ferrous metal castings, cleaning castings, safety, planning and sources of foundry equipment and materials.

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  • Synopsis
    This book aims to assist anyone about to start or to expand a small scale foundry to consider the various available processes, and to select the most appropriate for the circumstances. Technical aspects covered include pattern-making, moulding, coremaking, melting cast iron, steel castings, non-ferrous metal castings, cleaning castings, safety, planning and sources of foundry equipment and materials.
  • Table of Contents
    Introduction 1
    The role of the foundry
    Object of this book
    Foundry processes
    Chapter 2 Pattern-making 3
    Existing castings as patterns
    Pattern design
    Pattern materials
    Pattern-making equipment
    Pattern storage
    Chapter 3 Moulding 7
    Choice of moulding method
    Running and feeding
    Moulding boxes
    Permanent moulding
    Centrifugal casting
    Clay-bonded sand moulds
    Clay and moisture
    Sand preparation
    Types of sand
    Hand moulding
    Machine moulding
    Mould drying
    The CO2 process
    Air set moulding
    Other moulding processes
    Mould assembly and pouring
    Chapter 4 Coremaking 28
    Core binders
    Core making
    Core assembly moulding
    Chapter 5 Melting cast iron 32
    Technical requirements
    Raw materials
    Cupola furnaces
    Gas and oil furnaces
    Electric melting
    Refractory linings
    Capacity of melting furnaces
    Steel castings 41
    Non-ferrous metal castings 42
    Raw materials
    Melting furnaces
    Melting aluminium
    Melting bronze
    Pouring
    Moulding and coremaking
    Cleaning castings
    Inspection
    Safety
    Foundry planning
    Specification
    Site and buildings
    Layout
    Sources of foundry
    equipment and materials
    Purpose built equipment
    Locally made equipment
    Imported raw materials
    Local raw materials
    Skills and training
    Bibliography and References
    Conversion factors
    Glossary
    Appendix: Assistance questionnaire
  • Details
    Sub Title N/A
    Author J.D. Harper
    Editor No
    Number of Pages 72
    Format Paperback / softback
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