publication . Article . 2015

Biodegradable materials as binders for IVth generation moulding sands

K. Major-Gabry;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2015 Journal: China Foundry (issn: 1672-6421, eissn: 1672-6421, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Foundry Journal Agency
Abstract
This paper focuses on the possibility of using the biodegradable materials as binders (or parts of binders?compositions) for foundry moulding and core sands. Results showed that there is a great possibility of using available biodegradable materials as foundry moulding sand binders. Using biodegradable materials as partial content of new binders, or additives to moulding sands may not only decrease the toxicity and increase reclamation ability of tested moulding sands, but also accelerate the biodegradation rate of used binders, and the new biodegradable additive (PCL) did not decrease the strength and thermal properties. In addition, using polycaprolactone (PCL...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: respiratory tract diseasesimmune system diseasesparasitic diseasesstomatognathic system
free text keywords: foundry practice; moulding sand; binder; resin; biodegradable material; toxicity; reclamation, Technology, T, Manufactures, TS1-2301
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