This manual covers specification, design and production guidance for both users and manufacturers of die castings produced by structural casting processes. The manual presents tooling and processing information, alloy properties, standard and precision tolerances, GD&T, design guidelines, quality assurance provisions and more. guidelines, quality assurance provisions and more.
Revisions for this edition include: comparison of high vacuum die casting process to squeeze and semi-solid casting processes, explanation of the high vacuum die casting process, comparison of high vacuum parameters to other forms of die casting, addition of high vacuum to the product characteristics tables, inclusion of high vacuum chemical and mechanical properties, and examples of high vacuum castings.
Table of Contents
Section 1: High Integrity High Pressure (HIHP) Casting Processes
Section 2: Heat Treatment & Temper Designations for High Vacuum, Squeeze and SSM Casting
Section 3: Chemical, Mechanical & Physical Properties of High Vacuum, Squeeze and SSM Casting
Section 4: Engineering & Design: Coordinate Dimensioning
Section 5: Engineering & Design: Geometric Dimensioning
Section 6: Engineering & Design: Additional Specification Guidelines
Section 7: Quality Assurance
Section 8: Commercial Practices
Section 9: High Vacuum, Squeeze and Semi-Solid Casting Examples
Section 10: Glossary