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A Design Study in Steel Casting

Pintle Socket for River Lock Gates

Design Study Outline

Designing for Performance
Alloy Selection
Designing for Castability
Design Feature Analysis
      Mold and Core Design
      Solidification Control
      Patterns and Cores
Machining Considerations 
Lessons Learned and Summary

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River Lock System

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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

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