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Standards for Aluminum Sand & Permanent Mold Castings

This manual provides guidelines covering chemical compositions and physical and mechanical properties; it is divided into two sections

  • ENGINEERING SERIES (E), which establishes metrics for the various tolerances, precisions, allowances and finishes applicable to unmachined cast aluminum products, and
  • METALLURGICAL SERIES (M), which delves into the properties of the various aluminum alloys and tempers frequently used in casting, and the metallurgical requirements to cast products of desired quality. 

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