Abstract

The term ingot source implies direct fabrication of beryllium products from cast material without the intermediate powder metallurgy processing. This chapter is thus concerned with techniques for casting beryllium and a review of current knowledge about the solidification behavior of the metal. Many factors such as mold design, heat transfer during solidification, and impurity control have a direct bearing on both the soundness and structuce of the ingot and subsequent quality of the ingot-source product.

Keywords

Mold Temperature Electron Beam Melting Centrifugal Casting Cast Structure Unidirectional Solidification 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. W. Krenzer
    • 1
  1. 1.Rocky Flats PlantRockwell InternationalGoldenUSA

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