Hydrogen & Aluminum: The Dynamic Casting Duo

Casting Class

Aug 2 2023 • 16 mins

How hydrogen, flux, and other additives affect aluminum castings.


With Tim Weber and Mary Jutzi.

Topics

  • What's Clean Metal (0:39)
  • Dross, Slag, and Oxides (3:27)
  • Hydrogen Gas (5:24)
  • Atmospheric Pressure (6:34)
  • Using Nitrogen (8:03)
  • Adding Hydrogen to Aluminum (8:42)
  • Measuring Gas Level of Melt (11:13)
  • Temperature's Effect (12:33)
  • Final Tips for Engineers (13:35)