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A Design Study in Aluminum Casting

Uplock Support for a Boeing 767

Design Study Outline

Design for Performance/

    Aluminum Alloy Selection
     Feature Design
     Microstructure Control
     Machining Allowances
"No Weld" Requirements

Quality Assurance
Lessons Learned and Summary

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Boeing 767

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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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