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A Design Study in Nickel-Based Superalloy Castings

Floatwall Panels for a Jet Engine Combustor

Design Study Outline
-- Introduction

-- Designing for Performance

	Alloy Selection

	Precision Features and Tolerances

-- Designing for Castability/Manufacturability

	Molding Process

	Casting Process

	Part Orientation

	Gating Design

-- Tooling and Finished Casting

-- Lessons Learned and Summary
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Start the Design Study !

Acknowledgment   --
The metalcasting design studies are a joint effort of the
American Foundry Society and the Steel Founders' Society of America. 

Project funding was provided by the American Metalcasting Consortium Project, which is sponsored by the Defense Logistics Agency, Attn: DLSC-T, Ft. Belvoir, VA, 22060-6221

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