Permanent mold casting is metal casting process that employs reusable molds ("permanent molds"), usually made from metal. The most common process uses gravity to fill the mold, however gas pressure or a vacuum are also used. A variation on the typical gravity casting process, called slush casting, produces hollow castings. Common casting metals are aluminum, magnesium, and copper alloys. Other materials include tin, zinc, and lead alloys and iron and steel are also cast in graphite molds.
Typical parts include gears, splines, wheels, gear housings, pipe fittings, fuel injection housings, and automotive engine pistons.
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... Permanent mold casting is a metal casting process that employs reusable molds ("permanent molds"), usually made from metal ... The most common process uses gravity to fill the mold, however gas pressure or a vacuum are also used ... A variation on the typical gravity casting process, called slush casting, produces hollow castings ...
... The main advantages are the reusable mold, good surface finish, and good dimensional accuracy ... the ease of inducing directional solidification by changing the mold wall thickness or by heating or cooling portions of the mold ... The fast cooling rates created by using a metal mold results in a finer grain structure than sand casting ...
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