ISSUE 4/2012

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Fischer, S. A.; Horvath, L. R.; Showman, R. E.; Skerdi, U.
The evolution of high performance feeding aids to improve casting quality


Metal casters are constantly looking for ways to increase productivity and to improve casting quality and integrity in order to compete in an increasingly competitive market. Feeding aids and especially riser sleeves have evolved over the years to keep pace with those demands. This paper reviews those improvements in sleeve design and materials and details the latest advancements with current mini-riser technology.

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