The Complete Handbook of Sand Casting
The Complete Handbook of Sand Casting by C. W. Ammen (Paperback – Mar 1, 1979)
A 238 page thick book!
A do-it-yourself guide to forming all types of metal in versatile sand molds!
Covers the sand foundry, molding, patterns, cores and core boxes.
Bench and floor moldings, gates and risers, designing sand castings, defects, nonferrous melting equipment and casting metals, cast iron, and small foundry business or hobby are all here in this book.
Now, with the help of this detailed handbook, you can set up a foundry in your own home and make any type of ferrous or nonferrous metal casting in sand molds.
Everything you must know is here: what is needed in a foundry, types and kinds of sand to use for various type castings, the tools of the trade, how to make patterns and cores, how to build molds, how to melt and pour metals, and how to recognize casting defects and problems.
Clear, easy to follow instructions, based on Ammen’s 35 years of foundry experience, guide you every step of the way.
5″ X 8″, Softcover, 238 pages, profusely illustrated w/213 black & white photographs.