NDT in the Foundry


This book provides an in-depth look into foundry operations and how NDT is used to test foundry products. The author focuses on the application of magnetic particle testing, penetrant testing, radiographic testing and ultrasonic testing on castings of different metallurgical composition. Contents: the structure of metals; solid solutions and alloying; metallurgical elements of cast steel, cast iron, cast aluminum alloys; casting design; essential components of a NDT department; specifications; quality control; magnetic materials; X-ray diffraction; identification and classification of cast steels; designation of cast aluminum, aluminum alloys and their tempers; RTR systems; porosity and shrinkage in cast aluminum alloys.

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Format Softcover

Additional Details

  • Item Number: 1199
  • Published: 1995
  • Pages: 204
  • ISBN: 0-931403-38-3