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How to Cast Small Metal and Rubber Parts,9780830604142

How to Cast Small Metal and Rubber Parts

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Edition: 1st
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2/22/1986
Publisher(s): McGraw-Hill Education
Availability: This title is currently not available.

Summary

Techniques for simple and inexpensive foundry work and polyurethane molding including casting and molding equipment and methods with directions for making various objects, especially applicable to car and antique restoration

Author Biography

WIlliam A. Cannon is Technical Editor of Skinned Knuckles Magazine, a monthly magazine for automobile collectors and restorers. He has spent over 30 years as a materials engineer and scientist in the chemical, automotive, and aerospace industries.

Table of Contents

PART 1: CASTING METAL PARTS

Chapter 1: Survey of Casting Materials

Chapter 2: Casting Your Own Hood Ornament

Chapter 3: Alloys You Can Cast

Chapter 4: Foundary Equipment: Make It Yourself

Chapter 5: Molding Sands, Fluxes, Degassers, and Flasks

Chapter 6: How to Make and Pour Molds

Chapter 7: Core Making

Chapter 8: Casting Problems and Their Causes

Chapter 9: Finishing Castings and Correcting Defects

Chapter 10: Do's and Don'ts for Safety

Chapter 11: Foundary Terms

PART 2: CASTING RUBBER PARTS

Chapter 12: Rubber and Space-Age Substitute

Chapter 13: Making a Top Bow Rest Pad

Chapter 14: Making a Four-Hole Grommet

Chapter 15: Making Door Bumpers and Check Straps

Chapter 16: Making a Fender Lamp Pad

Chapter 17: Metal Molds for More Precision

Chapter 18: Ingenuity Replaces Original Part

Chapter 19: Molding from Defective Pattern

Chapter 20: Molding with a Metal Insert

Chapter 21: Making a Weatherstripping Mold

Chapter 22: How to Estimate Amounts Needed

Chapter 23: Be Careful, Clean, Dry, and Accurate!

Chapter 24: Tips on Cutting and Shaping Rubber

APPENDIX: WHERE TO BUY SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

INDEX

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