In centrifugal casting process, the tubular and axi-symetric components are produced by revolving the mold at high speed (300-3000 rpm) about its own axis while pouring the molten metal into the mold cavity.
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Level of surface finish achieved: 3.2-0.40 micro meters
– Low tooling costs
– Very less wastage.
– Lower mechanical strength.
Ideal applications: Suitable for manufacturing cylinders, liners, sleeve valves, flywheels made up of iron, steel, glass, aluminum, copper and nickel.
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