Solidification of Metals-A Summary

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This is the summation paper of the solidification symposium. Its intention is to bring theory and practice together. The problem of solidification is complex and the factors involved are not always independent of each other. The total symposium has presented the basic ideas and the present-day accumulated experience in the field. From a' foundry viewpoint, the main factors toward desirable grain structure means a careful selec­ tion of mold material, mold density, pourit),g tempera­ ture, selection and location of exothermic compounds and use of foreign body nuclei.

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