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Basic Mechanical Engineering by Pravin Kumar

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20

Casting and Welding

Chapter Objectives

In this chapter, you will learn about:

  • Introduction to casting processes
  • Pattern and mould making
  • Properties of moulding sand
  • Sand testing
  • Special casting methods
  • Casting defects and remedies
  • Introduction to welding and allied processes
  • Oxyacetylene welding and equipments
  • Unconventional welding methods
  • Welding defects
20.1  INTRODUCTION TO CASTING PROCESSES

Casting is an ancient manufacturing process. It had been used during 4,000–5,300 B.C. for manufacturing of copper arrowheads. In the field of casting, a number of modern technologies have been developed such as die casting, permanent mould casting, vacuum casting, continuous casting, electromagnetic casting, etc., but sand casting is one of the ...

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