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Document ID (ISN)50864
CIS number 88-1991
ISSN - Serial title 0882-8032 - Applied Industrial Hygiene
Year 1988
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Gressel M.G., O'Brien D.M., Tenaglia R.D.
Title Emissions from the evaporative casting process
Bibliographic information Jan. 1988, Vol.3, No.1, p.11-17. Illus. 8 ref.
Abstract The emissions generated during the pouring, cooling, and shakeout of a water-pump casting made by the evaporative casting process (ECP) were compared with those from a conventional green sand process. The ECP moulds produced more soot, hydrocarbons (styrene, benzene, toluene, and ethylbenzene) and polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons than the green sand process. Benzene was a major hazard.
Descriptors (primary) gas emission; pyrolysis products; investment casting; casting of metals
Descriptors (secondary) carbon monoxide; polystyrene; experimental determination; polycyclic hydrocarbons; pumps
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Foundries, metalcasting and forging operations
Fires
Natural phenomena