th(This week's post is the combination of a review of the technical paper "Analyze of the Possible Causes of Porosity Type Defects in Aluminum High-pressure Diecast Parts" by Ferencz Peti and Lucian Grama; and 3D scanned images of die casting porosity from Exact Metrology thanks to Amy Cupp.)
The most common defect that appears in castings is the porosity type of defect, which can be gas porosity, shrinkage porosity or leaker.
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