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Old 09-07-2017, 04:26 PM   #13
boostinsticnd
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Originally Posted by KillerBMotorsport View Post

Castings require a material cert at melt (samples for the mass spectrometer), the pour, band-saw trimming gates/vents/etc., x-ray inspection, grinding gates/vents/flashing/etc. flush and any other abnormalities, inspection, heat treat to T5, test, heat treat to T6, test, bead blast, then off to machining, post machining inspection reports, welding the baffles, final fitment and QC checks, then washing.
You are X-ray inspecting these? Have you found any defects? My earlier comment about harder to weld, Is the fact that cast is a dirty metal and much more difficult to weld, 90% of time cast isn't welded its replaced
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