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      Investment casting; filler material; binder; gel time; stucco material; ethyl silicate; hydrolysis; factorial experiment

    • Abstract

       

      A full factorial 23 matrix was designed to study the bending strength, permeability and hoop-stress of investment moulds. A novel method of ethyl-silicate hydrolysis; two-step hydrolysis, was used. The results indicate that the bending strength is directly proportional to the quantity of filler material in the slurry. Grain size of stucco material appears to exert the least effect on bending and hoop strength, whereas permeability increases slightly when coarser grain is used.

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      Kayala Mallikharjuna Babu1 P Martin Jebaraj2 M P Chowdiah3

      1. Department of Mechanical and Industrial Production Engineering, Dr Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Bangalore - 560 056, India
      2. Department of Mechanical Engineering, M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore - 560 054, India
      3. Department of Mechanical Engineering, University Vishveshwarayya College of Engineering, Bangalore - 560 001, India
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