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A Design Study in Centrifugal Steel Castings

Hydraulic Accumulator Cylinder for Navy Submarines

Design Study Outline
Design for Performance

Duplex Steel Approach
Alloy Selection
Design for Production
Centrifugal Casting
      Casting Orientation
      Mold Preparation and Casting

Heat Treat and Machine

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 2004  by the Steel Founders' Society of America   All rights reserved. 
Address comments to: blairr@sfsa.org
Last Modified:February, 2004 by STG
In cooperation with
Spuncast, Inc.