These samples were analyzed using microcomputed tomography. MSFPhover = This calculates to a porosity between 0.58 and 0.51. Casting porosity is a consequence of one or more of the following: gasification of contaminants at molten-metal temperatures; shrinkage that takes place as molten metal solidifies; and unexpected or uncontrolled changes in temperature or humidity. ϕ McGraw Hill, London, 298 p. CNR, Institute for Soil Chemistry, I-56100, Pisa, Italy, You can also search for this author in