Steel Foundry Practice – Bidulya

In this post, we will see the book Steel Foundry Practice by P.N. Bidulya.

About the book

A book describing various aspects of steel foundries.

The book was translated from Russian was published in 1960 by Peace Publishers.

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Contents

Chapter I. Properties of Steel Castings 7

1. Products of Steel Foundry 7
2. Classes of Steel Castings 8
3. Casting Methods 10
4. Steel Casting Process 11
5. Carbon Steel Castings 13
6. Castings of Alloy Structural Steel 15

Chapter II. Casting and Other Engineering Properties of Steel 23

7. Fluidity of Steel and Mould Filling Ability 23
8. Saturation of Steel with Gases. Gas Cavities and Flakes in Castings 33
9. Casting Defects Related to Moulding Sands 40
10. The Effect of Nonmetallic Inclusions on Cast Steel 48
11. Solidification of Steel in a Foundry Mould 56
12. Shrinkage, After effects and Prevention 70
13. Directional Solidification 91
14. Hot Cracking, Causes and Prevention 100
15. Residual Stresses, Warping and Annealing Cracks 115

Chapter III. Manufacture of Steel Castings 126

16. Process Designing 128
17. Moulding and Core Sands for Steel Castings 135
18. Gating Systems for Steel Castings 141
19. Risers. Design, Shape and Size. Calculation Methods 167
20. Heating the Risers 180
21. Pressure in the Risers 184
22. Moulding and Mould Assembly 186
23. External and Internal Chills. Application and Calculation 193
24. Necked-down Risers 208
25. Drying the Moulds and Cores Used for Steel Castings 210
26. Steel Pouring Theory and Practice 212
27. Cooling of Castings. Cooling Rates. Calculation 218
28. Cleaning. Removal of Gates and Risers. 225
29. Heat Treatment of Castings 226
30. Finishing and Inspection 231

Chapter IV. Operating mers. of Cast Steel 233

31. Carbon Steel Bae 233
32. Manganese Steel 235
33. Copper Steel 237
34. Silico-manganese Steel 238
35. Multicomponent Alloy Steels 238
36. High-alloy Steels with Special Properties 245
37. Austenitic Manganese Steel 246
38. Stainless Steel 249
39. Iron-base and Other Heat-Resistant Alloys 259
40. Tools Cast from High-speed Steel 266
41. The Properties of Magnetic and Nonmagnetic Alloys 267

Chapter V. Smelting Steel for Shaped Castings 269

42. Side-blown Converter Process 269
43. Open-hearth Process 284
44. Electric Arc Process 294
45. Combined Processes 308
46. Vacuum Treatment of Steel 311

Index 317

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