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Here are a few short papers on foundry topics.

Please Note: "The information contained in these papers is not presented as being from an expert, or even competent source. These papers are just the authors opinion, nothing more. Don't trust anything stated herein. Always consult an expert or licensed individual before implementing any of the information presented here. " Your mileage may vary....

Getting Started

Fluxes and Degassers

Furnace Design Pointers

Heat Treat Furnace Plans

Know Your Scrap Aluminum

When to Pour

Ramming Sand

Kanthal Heating Element Wiring Examples

Nichrome Heating Element Wiring Examples