Category Archives: Copper

Fig. 3 – View of copper rotors for the considered motors

THREE-PHASE INDUCTION MOTOR EFFICIENCY IMPROVEMENTS WITH DIE-CAST COPPER ROTOR CAGE AND PREMIUM STEEL

F. Parasiliti (1) – M. Villani (1) – C. Paris (2) – O. Walti (2) – G. Songini (3)- A. Novello (4) – T. Rossi (4) Abstract The paper presents the results of a research project whose aim was the efficiency improvement in industrial three-phase induction motors, making use die cast copper rotor cage and

Read More

Fig.3 Cross-section of rotor for three-phase motor showing copper filling the conductor bar slots

Die-cast copper rotors for improved motor performance

모터 성능 향상을 위한 다이캐스트 구리 로터 Authors J.G. CowieCopper Development Association Inc., New York, NY, USAD.T. BrenderCopper Development Association Inc., New York, NY, USA Abstract Aluminum has been the common conductor material for the squirrel cage of the induction motor largely because of ease of manufacturing by pressure die casting. Short die life in

Read More

Fig2 Rotor core assembly(A) and squirrel cage(B)

Process Control and Thixoforming of Cu Rotor for High Efficiency Motors

고효율 전동기용 Cu Rotor의 반응고 성형과 공정변수 제어 Jung, W. S. ; Lee, S. Y. ; Shin, P. W. 정우성 (창원대학교 재료공학과) ; 이상용 (안동대학교 신소재공학부) ; 신평우 (창원대학교 재료공학과) Abstract Rotor in small-medium induction motor has been usually manufactured by aluminum diecasting. In order to improve the efficiency of induction motors, newly developed Cu-Ca alloys have been investigated. The

Read More

Fig. 1 – Exploded view of typical induction motor. The die cast aluminum end ring with cast fan blades is visible on the rotor. The mulitple conductor bars connecting the end rings are contained within the iron laminations.

Materials & Modifications to Die Cast the Copper Conductors of the Induction Motor Rotor

John G. CowieCopper Development Associations Inc.New York, NY Dale T. PetersConsultant to CDA Inc.Hilton Head Island, SC Edwin F. Brush, Jr.Consultant to CDA Inc.Weston, MA Stephen P. MidsonFormcast, Inc.Denver, CO Articles on materials appearing in materials issues have generally focused on the common aluminum-, zinc- and magnesium-based die casting alloys. This report differs in that

Read More

FIGURE 1. 2D cross-section of the copper rotor die: 1. Steel laminations, 2. End ring (Cu), 3. Gate area (Cu), 4. Runner (Cu), and 5. Steel arbor [1].

Prediction of Thermal Fatigue in Tooling for Die‐casting Copper via Finite Element Analysis

Amit Sakhuja and Jerald R. Brevick Citation: AIP Conference Proceedings 712, 1881 (2004); doi: 10.1063/1.1766807View online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.1766807View Table of Contents: http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/proceeding/aipcp/712?ver=pdfcovPublished by the AIP Publishing Abstract Recent research by the Copper Development Association (CDA) has demonstrated the feasibility of diecasting electric motor rotors using copper [1]. Electric motors using copper rotors are significantly more energyRecent

Read More

Fig. 8 Model of electromagnet sensor arrangement with rotor

Design and Development of Rotor Quality Test System for Die-Cast Copper Rotors

Soby T. Varghese; K. R. Rajagopal; Bhim Singh Abstract t is well known in the market that the copper rotor motor can give good efficiency at par with the new era motors, and can handle higher temperatures to qualify for electric vehicle application. Being a heavy metal, die-cast copper rotor manufacturing needs absolute care for faithful rotor

Read More

Die-Cast Copper Motor Rotors: Motor Test Results, Copper Compared to Aluminum

Die-Cast Copper Motor Rotors: Motor Test Results, Copper Compared to Aluminum

다이캐스트 구리 모터 로터: 구리와 알루미늄 모터 테스트 비교 결과 Edwin F. BrushJr.John G. CowieDale T. PetersDarryl J. Van Son Abstract Motor manufacturers have long realized that because the electrical conductivity of copper is nearly 60% higher than that of aluminum, substituting copper for aluminum in the squirrel cage of the induction motor would markedly increase the electrical energy efficiency of the machine. Most

Read More

Fig. 8. Magnetic flux density distribution in the 1E4 motor

Design optimization of 15 kW, 2-pole induction motor to achieve IE4 efficiency level with copper diecasting

구리 다이캐스팅으로 IE4 효율 수준을 달성하기 위한 15kW, 2극 유도 전동기의 설계 최적화 Abstract This paper describes the design and simulation of 15 kW, 2 pole, 50 Hz, three phase induction motor to achieve IE4 efficiency level as defined by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). For achieving higher efficiency, the motor is designed, optimized and

Read More

Fig. 2 Tensile adhesion test

Experimental Investigation Into the Thermal Behavior of Copper-Alloyed Dies in Pressure Die Casting

압력 다이 캐스팅에서 구리 합금 다이의 열 거동에 대한 실험적 조사 L. D. Clark, M. T. Alonso Rasgado, K. Davey, S. Hinduja Author and Article InformationJ. Manuf. Sci. Eng. Nov 2006, 128(4): 844-859 (16 pages)https://doi.org/10.1115/1.2280586Published Online: February 3, 2006 Abstract The rate of heat extraction during the pressure die casting process is central to both the quality and the

Read More

Fig. 13 – Cross-section of rotor for 3-phase motor showing copper fi lling the conductor bar shots.

Use Of High Temperature Die Material & Hot Dies For High Pressure Die Casting Pure Copper & Copper Alloys

D. T. PetersCopper Development Association Inc. Hilton Head Island, SCJ. G. CowieCopper Development Association Inc. New York, NY E. F. Brush, Jr.Copper Development Association Inc. Weston, MA S. P. MidsonCopper Development Association Inc. Denver, CO Presented by: North American Die Casitng Association Abstract Little use has been made of pressure die casting for the manufacture

Read More