Aluminum Casting

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Aluminum Casting

Process of sand casting aluminum.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    At what temperature does aluminum melt?
    • A. 

      2000 degrees farenheight

    • B. 

      1120 degrees farenheight

    • C. 

      650 degrees farenheight

    • D. 

      2500 degrees farenheight

    • E. 

      0 degrees celcius

  • 2. 
    The angle or radius that allows the pattern to be removed from the sand when casting is called
    • A. 

      A hem

    • B. 

      Draft

    • C. 

      Pattern relief

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    A one time use pattern that burns up when casting is called
    • A. 

      Lost wax casting

    • B. 

      Green sand casting

    • C. 

      Investment casting

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    The screen used to sift the first layer of sand over the pattern is called a:
    • A. 

      Riddle

    • B. 

      Sieve

    • C. 

      Screed

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    You should always keep molten aluminum away from cold concrete because
    • A. 

      It could burn the concrete

    • B. 

      It could explode and burn those around it

    • C. 

      It could harden and ruin the floor

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    The tool used to pack sand tightly into the flask before casting is called a
    • A. 

      Strike off bar

    • B. 

      gate cutter

    • C. 

      Bench rammer

    • D. 

      Sprue cutter

  • 7. 
    The horizontal passage for molten metal to flow into the cavity created by the pattern is called a
    • A. 

      Riser

    • B. 

      Gate

    • C. 

      Sprue

    • D. 

      Vent

  • 8. 
    The top and bottom of the flask are called
    • A. 

      Cope and drag

    • B. 

      Top and bottom

    • C. 

      Bow and limb

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    The vertical path for molten metal to flow down into the cavity in the flask is called a
    • A. 

      Riser

    • B. 

      Gate

    • C. 

      Sprue

    • D. 

      Flask

    • E. 

      Pattern