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- Guidelines for Aluminum Sow Casting and Charging
- Handbook / Manual / Guide by Aluminum Association, 2010
- Publisher: AA
Intended to help companies that produce and/or melt aluminum sows, and addresses casting, inspection, drying and melting procedures. The focus of this book is to prevent equipment damage and injuries associated with explosions that are caused by wet or contaminated sows charged into molten metal in melting furnaces. The Guidelines offer information and suggestions, derived from industry experience, for plants to consider in their safety programs. This edition includes a new section on the proper pre-treatment of sow produced from recycled aluminum, including storage and drying parameters.