ME 3351 Manufacturing Processes. Tutorial 2 Eng. Ahmad Aljazea. What is a factory that performs casting operations usually called?. Answer . A foundry . Open mold & Closed mold. What is the difference between an open mold and a closed mold?.
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Eng. Ahmad Aljazea
In foundry work, a runner is which one of the following? (a) channel in the mold leading from the downsprue to the main mold cavity, (b) foundryman who moves the molten metal to the mold, or (c) vertical channel into which molten metal is poured into the mold.
Chvorinov's Rule states that total solidification time is proportional to which one of the following quantities? (a) (A/V)n, (b) Hf, (c) Tm, (d) V, (e) V/A, or (f) (V/A)2; where A = surface area of casting, Hf = heat of fusion, Tm = melting temperature, and V = volume of casting.
A riser in casting is described by which of the following (may be more than one answer)? (a) an insert in the casting that inhibits buoyancy of the core, (b) gating system in which the sprue feeds directly into the cavity, (c) metal that is not part of the casting, (d) source of molten metal to feed the casting and compensate for shrinkage during solidification, and (e) waste metal that is usually recycled.
A riser that is completely enclosed within the sand mold and connected to the main cavity by a channel to feed the molten metal is called which of the following (may be more than one)? (a) blind riser, (b) open riser, (c) side riser, and (d) top riser.