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Abstract

Many metal-working industries use high pressure die casting (HPDC) to produce near-finished components of aluminium and other metals. HPDC is the worst of all commercial casting processes, in that it produces highly porous components. As a result of Brite/EuRam and VALUE projects, British SME Hi-Tec Metals will soon have patented a new method for producing cast metal components of much higher quality, using less energy and raw materials.

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Authors: EUROPEAN SERVICE NETWORK, European Service Network, Bruxelles (BE)
Bibliographic Reference: Article: Euro abstracts, Vol. 32 (1994) No. 6, pp. 383-384
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