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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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Fig. 1. Squeeze casting device.

Effect of Applying Pressure of High Pressure Diecasting Process Using Salt core

용탕단조 시 저온염코어 적용 가압력의 영향 Lee, Jun-Ho (R & D Division for Hyundai Motor Co. & Kia Motors Corp.) ; Moon, J.H. (R & D Center, Dong Yang Piston Co., LTD.) ; Lee, Dock-Young (Division of Materials, Korea Institute of Science and Technology) 이준호 (현대자동차 기술연구소) ; 문중화 (동양피스톤(주)) ; 이덕영 (한국과학기술연구원 기능금속재료연구센터) Abstract A new concept of salt core,

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Fig. 6 Fracture surface micrograph of the WSSC. a Unreinforced. b With 15 mass% bauxite powder and 15 mass% glass fiber powder. c With 15 mass% bauxite powder and 15 mass% sericite powder. d With 30 mass% glass fiber powder

Fabrication and characterization of high-strength water-soluble composite salt core for zinc alloy die castings

Suo Tu,  Fuchu Liu,  Guanjin Li,  Wenming Jiang,  Xinwang Liu &  Zitian Fan  Abstract A water-soluble salt core (WSSC) strengthened by reinforcing particles, including bauxite powder, glass fiber powder, and sericite powder, was fabricated by gravity-casting process. The surface quality, bending strength, water solubility, humidity resistance, and shrinkage rate of WSSC were investigated, and the synergistic

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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

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Figure 13. Pouring process to assembled mould

DEVELOPMENT OF WATER-BASED CORE TECHNOLOGY FOR LIGHT ALLOYS

ABSTRACT This thesis describes, in a manufacturing context, the development of new waterbased core technology for light alloys. Cores used for steel casting are made from fused silica and are removed using hot sodium hydroxide under refluxing (pressurising hot acids). However, aluminium and other light alloys are attacked by sodium hydroxide. Currently there is no

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Figure 3. Buckling analysis model: boundary condition and load cases.

Experimental and Numerical Study of an Automotive Component Produced with Innovative Ceramic Core in High Pressure Die Casting (HPDC)

by  1,*, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1 and 1 1DIMI, Department of Industrial and Mechanical Engineering, University of Brescia, via Branze 38, 25123 Brescia, Italy 2Co.Stamp. s.r.l. Via Verdi 6, 23844 Sirone (LC), Italy*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. Metals2019, 9(2), 217;Received: 14 December 2018 / Revised: 7 February 2019 / Accepted: 8 February 2019 / Published: 12 February 2019 Abstract Weight reduction

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Figure 15. R-HPDC automobile shock absorber part.

R-HPDC Process with Forced Convection Mixing Device for Automotive Part of A380 Aluminum Alloy

by Bing Zhou,Yonglin Kang *,Mingfan Qi,Huanhuan Zhang andGuoming ZhuSchool of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing 100083, China*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.Materials2014, 7(4), 3084-3105; https://doi.org/10.3390/ma7043084Received: 24 March 2014 / Revised: 4 April 2014 / Accepted: 4 April 2014 / Published: 15 April 2014(This article belongs to the Special Issue Light Alloys and Their Applications)

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Fig. 1. a) Pin holes observed in the top side casting; b) Blow holes observed in tapped holes; c) Porosity is observed in top side of the casting.

Numerical and experimental approach to eliminate defects in al alloy pump- crank case processed through gravity die casting route

S.AravindP.RagupathiG.VigneshDepartment of Mechanical Engineering, Karpagam Academy of Higher Education, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641 021, India Received 30 June 2020, Accepted 14 July 2020, Available online 14 August 2020. Abstract A numerical investigation was carried out with the help of computer based casting simulation software to eliminate defects such as shrinkage due to solidification, cracks, imperfect

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Casting defects and microstructure distribution characteristics of aluminum alloy cylinder head-gr1

Casting defects and microstructure distribution characteristics of aluminum alloy cylinder head with complex structure

YuanLia, JinxiangLiua, QiangZhangb, WeiqingHuangaa School of Mechanical Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing 100081, Chinab Liaoshen Industries Group Co. Ltd, Shenyang 110045, China Abstract Due to the complex structure of the large cylinder head, it is prone to produce uncontrolled casting defects and uneven microstructure distribution. In order to predict the porosity defects and secondary dendrite arm

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Fig. 2. Schematic of the sampling position of the connecting rod (A = microstructure observation and hardness test samples; B = tensile test sample).

Mechanical properties and microstructures of a modified Al–Si–Cu alloy prepared by thixoforming process for automotive connecting rods

SazianaSamat, Mohd Zaidi, OmarAmir Hossein Baghdadi, Intan Fadhlina Mohamed, Ahmad Muhammad AzizDepartment of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 UKM, Bangi, Malaysia Abstract The thixoforming process with feedstock preparation yields a fine microstructure and enhanced mechanical properties relative to other traditional casting processes. However, the thixoforming process

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