Study on Process of Magnesium Alloy Investment Casting


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The process of different sorts of magnesium alloys investment casting is studied using a mold materials composed of zircon and colloided silica binder. The investment shell is flushed out employing protective gas mixture of 1% HFC134a and inert gas. The castings with perfect appearance and high metallurgical quality are produced successfully for ZC62 and ME-1magnesium alloy respectively. The mechanical properties of the castings reached the ASTM standard.



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 561-565)

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Young Won Chang, Nack J. Kim and Chong Soo Lee




G. Y. Yang et al., "Study on Process of Magnesium Alloy Investment Casting", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 561-565, pp. 1019-1022, 2007

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October 2007




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