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A Design Study in Steel Castings

Rotor Disc Casting for the
Traction Motor in a Diesel Locomotive

Design Study Outline
Design for Performance

Alloy Selection
Design for Production
Mold Method
      Rigging System -- Gates and Risers
Machining and 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:July, 2003 by STG
In cooperation with
Huron Casting