Energy-efficient casting processes

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dc.contributor.author Pagone, Emanuele
dc.contributor.author Salonitis, Konstantinos
dc.contributor.author Jolly, Mark
dc.date.accessioned 2019-01-03T18:26:10Z
dc.date.available 2019-01-03T18:26:10Z
dc.date.issued 2018-12-13
dc.identifier.citation Pagone E, Salonitis K, Jolly M. (2019) Energy-Efficient Casting Processes. In: Gupta K. (ed.) Innovations in Manufacturing for Sustainability. Materials Forming, Machining and Tribology, pp. 77-98 en_UK
dc.identifier.isbn 978-3-030-03275-3
dc.identifier.issn 2195-0911
dc.identifier.uri https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-03276-0_4
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.lib.cranfield.ac.uk/handle/1826/13771
dc.description.abstract Metal casting is one of the most energy-intensive manufacturing processes that have developed along the evolution of mankind. Although nowadays its scientific and technological aspects are well established, in the context of future resource scarcity and environmental pollution pressures, new studies appear necessary to describe the “foundry of the future” where energy and material efficiency are of great importance to guarantee competitiveness alongside environmental protection. In this chapter, both managerial and technical good practices aimed at implementing energy-efficient casting processes are presented alongside a few examples. The “Small is Beautiful” philosophy is presented as a systematic approach towards energy resilient manufacturing and, potentially, sustainability in the long term. Thus, this chapter aims at providing an overview of the different aspects comprising the state of the art in the industry and examples of research themes in academia about energy-efficient casting processes. en_UK
dc.language.iso en en_UK
dc.publisher Springer en_UK
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ *
dc.subject Casting en_UK
dc.subject Foundry en_UK
dc.subject Sustainability en_UK
dc.subject Energy efficiency en_UK
dc.title Energy-efficient casting processes en_UK
dc.type Conference paper en_UK


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