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A Design Study in Steel Castings

Steel Plates in Oil Rig
Blowout Preventer Valves

Design Study Outline
Design for Performance

Alloy Selection
      Radii and Stress Reduction

Design for Production
Mold Method
      Orientation and Cores

      Controlling Solidification

Quality Assurance
Lessons Learned and Summary

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

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

Copyright 2003  by the Steel Founders' Society of America   All rights reserved. 
Address comments to: blairr@sfsa.org
Last Modified:April, 2003 by STG
In cooperation with
Pacific Steel
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