International Atlas of Casting Defects
Product No: GM7406; 1974Softcover, 6 x 9, 337 pages
English edition translated and edited by Mervin T. Rowley (1974). 6th printing hardcover, 1991; 7th printing softcover, 2019.
Categorized by an international identification system, the International Atlas of Casting Defects is comprehensive volume that identifies 111 casting defects with 283 photos and 137 drawings. The system used for classifying defects is based on a physical description of the defect. It permits identification either by direct observation of the casting or from a description of the defect involving the shape, appearance, location and dimensions.
Originally published in French by the l'Association Technique de Fonderie (ATF), this present English edition was translated by Mervin T. Rowley for AFS with the authorization of ATF and the International Committee of Foundry Technical Associations (ICFTA).
Keywords: casting design, purchasing, ferrous, nonferrous, quality