Japanese R&D on new cast alloys and materials

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On the basis of observations of the JTEC team, it appears that Japanese universities and research institutes are leading long-term R&D thrusts for development of new materials casting technologies. Significant efforts include amorphous metals, intermetallics, application of MHD in continuous casting of steel, and energy efficient furnace technology. Industrial R&D seems focused more on process improvements than on new product technologies, but significant efforts in new cast materials included cast metal matrix composites, materials substitutions for thinner wall products, and advanced ceramic products for foundry industry applications.

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Hayden, H.W. May 1, 1996.

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On the basis of observations of the JTEC team, it appears that Japanese universities and research institutes are leading long-term R&D thrusts for development of new materials casting technologies. Significant efforts include amorphous metals, intermetallics, application of MHD in continuous casting of steel, and energy efficient furnace technology. Industrial R&D seems focused more on process improvements than on new product technologies, but significant efforts in new cast materials included cast metal matrix composites, materials substitutions for thinner wall products, and advanced ceramic products for foundry industry applications.

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OSTI as DE96009398

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  • 100. casting congress and CastExpo, Philadelphia, PA (United States), 20-23 Apr 1996

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  • Report No.: CONF-9604134--1
  • Grant Number: AC05-96OR22464
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 221879
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc666536

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Hayden, H.W. Japanese R&D on new cast alloys and materials, article, May 1, 1996; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc666536/: accessed October 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.