The Analysis of the Influence of the Polystyrene Patterns Shaping Parameters on the Resistance Properties

Journal title

Archives of Foundry Engineering




No 2



Foundry ; Lost Foam ; Polystyrene Patterns ; Casts

Divisions of PAS

Nauki Techniczne


The Katowice Branch of the Polish Academy of Sciences




Artykuły / Articles


DOI: 10.2478/v10266-012-0066-1 ; eISSN 2299-2944


Archives of Foundry Engineering; 2012; No 2


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