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Castings: Charge Calculation for Cast Irons

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Castings: Charge Calculation for Cast Irons provides learners with the knowledge to more fully understand the materials, processes, and calculation steps involved in cast iron melting.

Learning Hours: .75

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Course Description

Castings: Charge Calculation for Cast Irons provides learners with the knowledge to more fully understand the materials, processes, and calculation steps involved in cast iron melting. Using THORS’ highly visual and interactive Lightning Learning format, this course succinctly summarizes a variety of steps in charge calculation procedures that are sometimes difficult to grasp. Charge material, melting furnaces, and chemistry analysis methods are just a few of the topics covered in this course. In addition, an example of a charge calculation is presented in a step-by-step manner to facilitate learning and comprehension.

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Who will benefit from this Charge Calculation for Cast Irons course?

Quality, manufacturing, engineering, designing, purchasing, and sales.

Course Classification

This manufacturing course by THORS eLearning Solutions covers identification of key terms and understanding of key concepts.

*THORS uses the Bloom’s Taxonomy Methodology for our course development.

Certificate Awarded for Castings: Charge Calculation for Cast Irons

Example of certificate awarded upon successful completion of the course.

*upon successful completion

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Learning Objectives

  1. Recall the primary charge materials used for iron castings.
  2. Recognize the factors that contribute to pick-ups and losses in cast iron.
  3. Be able to differentiate the various methods of taking chemistry samples.
Furnace 3D illustration containing charge material, such as pig iron, and another furnace with the resulting melt
Castings: Charge Calculation for Cast Irons

Table of Contents

  1. What is Cast Iron?
  2. Charge Material
    1. Charge Makeup
    2. Pig Iron
    3. Steel Scrap
    4. Foundry Returns
    5. Alloying Elements
    6. Carbon Raisers
    7. Cumulative Learning
  3. Calculation Factors
    1. Melting Furnaces
    2. Cold Melting
    3. Heel Melting
    4. Chemistry Analysis
    5. Cumulative Learning

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