Category Archives: Aluminium

V6 TDI Engine

The new generation of the Audi 3.0 L V6 TDI engine

Part 1 — Design and mechanics Richard Bauder,  Andreas Fröhlich &  Danilo Rossi  MTZ worldwide volume 71, pages20–27 (2010)Cite this article 131 Accesses Metrics Abstract Following on from Audi’s 2003 production launch of the first generation of the 3.0 I V6 TDI engine, 2010 now marks the launch of the second generation — a completely newly developed unit successfully combining

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Fig. 6. H 2400 during dissolution of the glued core

Advances in Technology of Soluble Cores for Die Castings

AUTHORS P. Jelínek1, E. Adámková1, F. Mikšovský1, J. Beňo1 ABSTRACT A number of technologies is developed that substitute simple metal cores in the high-pressure casting technology. Soluble cores, namely on the salt basis, represent the highest prospect. The contribution gives the results of the production of salt cores by high-pressure squeezing and shooting with using a binder. Special attention

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Figure 2 CAD model of the sample geometry in 3D (see online version for colours)

Comparative RANS turbulence modelling of lost salt core viability in high pressure die casting

Sebastian Kohlstädt* and Michael VynnyckyDepartment of Materials Science and Engineering,KTH Royal Institute of Technology,Brinellvägen 23,100 44 Stockholm, SwedenEmail: skoh@kth.seEmail: michaelv@kth.se*Corresponding author Abstract In this work, the implementation of three turbulence models inside the open source C++ computational fluid dynamics (CFD) library OpenFOAM were tested in 2D and 3D to determine the viability of salt cores

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Casting Design of Oil Pan : (A) Case 1; (B) Case 2; (C) Case 3

Casting Layout Design Using CAE Simulation : Automotive Part(Oil Pan_BR2E)

산업경영시스템학회지 = Journal of society of Korea industrial and systems engineeringv.40 no.1 , 2017년, pp.35 – 40  권홍규 (남서울대학교 산업경영공학과) Abstract A most important progress in civilization was the introduction of mass production. One of main methods for mass production is die-casting molds. Due to the high velocity of the liquid metal, aluminum die-casting is so complex where

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Computer aided engineering (CAE) simulation for the design optimization of gate system on high pressure die casting (HPDC) process

Computer aided engineering (CAE) simulation for the design optimization of gate system on high pressure die casting (HPDC) process

Hyuk-JaeKwonaHong-KyuKwonbaDepartment of Civil Engineering, Cheongju University, Cheongju-city, Choongnam, South KoreabDepartment of Industrial & Management Engineering, Namseoul University, Cheonan-city, Choongnam, South Korea Abstract A most important progress in civilization was the introduction of mass production. HPDC molds are one of main technologies for mass production. Due to the high velocity of the liquid metal, aluminum die-casting

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Fig. 10. Photograph of (a) the composite salt core and (b) hollow-structure zinc alloy castings by this composite salt core: b1-without and b2 with water soluble removing.

Comparative study on performance and microstructure of composite
water-soluble salt core material for manufacturing hollow zinc
alloy castings

FuchuLiuabSuoTubXiaolongGongbGuanjinLibWenmingJiangbXinwangLiubZitianFanbaSchool of Mechanical Engineering and Electronic Information, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, 430074, ChinabState Key Laboratory of Materials Processing and Die & Mould Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, 430074, China Highlights A high-strength water-soluble composite KNO3-20 mol% KCl salt core material was successfully fabricated. Bauxite and glass-fiber powder were added and acted as

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Figure 1 – Stresses occur if the liquid aluminum hits the salt core. These can be computed and subsequently displayed by means of simulation.

Use of Simulation to Predict the Viability of Salt Cores in the HPDC Process- Shot Curve as a Decisive Criterion

Martin Lagler, Process Engineer ApplicationsBühler AG Uzwil, Switzerland Abstract Lost Core is a technology which is becoming increasingly more popular as the need for lightweight construction increases. The advantages are obvious: Completely new components can be developed since the use of salt cores in HPDC allows for complex internal designs. In addition, combining several components

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Figure 1. SEM morphologies of the glass fibers: (a) sample 1 (size = 74 lm), (b) sample 2 (size = 25 lm) and (c) sample 3 (size = 12.5 lm)

Effects of glass fiber size and content on microstructures and properties of KNO3-based water-soluble salt core for high pressure die casting

Xiaolong Gong,  Wenming Jiang,  Fuchu Liu,  Zhiyuan Yang,  Feng Guan &  Zitian Fan  International Journal of Metalcasting volume 15, pages520–529 (2021)Cite this article 187 Accesses 2 Citations Metrics Abstract The water-soluble salt core with higher bending strength and toughness is necessary to withstand the high pressure needed to manufacture some complex parts by high pressure die casting (HPDC). In this paper,

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Figure 7. Detail of fixing pins in the fixed die cavity for placing the aluminium foam.

Aluminium Foam and Magnesium Compound Casting Produced by High-Pressure Die Casting

by Iban Vicario 1,*,Ignacio Crespo 2,†,Luis Maria Plaza 2,Patricia Caballero 1,† andIon Kepa Idoiaga 3,‡1Department of Foundry and Steel making, Tecnalia Research & Innovation, c/Geldo, Edif. 700, E-48160 Derio, Spain2Department of Aerospace, Tecnalia Research & Innovation, c/Mikeletegi 2, E-20009 Donostia, Spain3Industrias Lebario, c/Arbizolea 4, E-48213 Izurza, Spain*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.†These authors contributed equally to this work.‡This author supervised this

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Figure 1. Schematics explaining the vehicle Life Cycle Assessment that encompasses all phases of the product cycle, from raw material extraction to end-of-life recycling and disposal.

Current Trends in Automotive Lightweighting Strategies and Materials

settingsOpen AccessReview Current Trends in Automotive Lightweighting Strategies and Materials by Frank CzerwinskiCanmetMATERIALS, Natural Resources Canada, Hamilton, ON L8P 0A5, CanadaAcademic Editor: Carola Esposito CorcioneMaterials2021, 14(21), 6631; https://doi.org/10.3390/ma14216631Received: 17 September 2021 / Revised: 26 October 2021 / Accepted: 29 October 2021 / Published: 3 November 2021(This article belongs to the Special Issue Lightweight Structural Materials for Automotive and Aerospace) Abstract The automotive lightweighting trends, being

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