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Prof. John Campbell’s ten rules for making reliable castings

  • Mark Jolly
Overview Casting Defects


John Campbell’s “Casting Rules” were developed over a lifetime of work in the foundry industry and later research at the University of Birmingham. Much of the research work focused on the effect of melt handling at the various transfer stages on the number of defects created and the effect on the reliability of the castings subsequently made. This article provides the author’s analysis of Campbell’s ten rules for metal casting.


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  • Mark Jolly
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  1. 1.the University of BirminghamUnited Kingdom

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