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Applications in the Automotive and Aerospace Industries

  • Francisco C. Robles Hernandez
  • Jose Martin Herrera Ramírez
  • Robert Mackay
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Abstract

Aluminum cast component applications in both automotive and aerospace industries have different considerations that must be made: alloy systems used, mechanical integrity requirements, casting methods, casting yield, molten metal process techniques, and casting size.

Keywords

Alloy composition Cost considerations Raw alloy flow 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francisco C. Robles Hernandez
    • 1
  • Jose Martin Herrera Ramírez
    • 2
  • Robert Mackay
    • 3
  1. 1.College of TechnologyUniversity of HoustonHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Centro de Investigación en Materiales AvanzadosChihuahuaMexico
  3. 3.Metallurgical & Heat TreatmentNemak US/Canada Business UnitWindsorCanada

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