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Figure 9- Left: Schematics of a conventional HPDC cold chamber machine [14]; Right: Typical layout of a component produced by a cold chamber machine [15].

High Pressure Die Casting of Zamak Alloys

Steven Richard Pires de OliveiraDissertação de MestradoOrientador na FEUP: Prof. Doutor Rui Jorge de Lemos NetoOrientador no INEGI: Doutora Inês Vieira de Oliveira Abstract The high pressure die casting process has undergone major advances in recent years, due to its increasing use in the automotive sector. Although aluminum alloys are the most widely used, the

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Fig. 6. Pit-tail test result of HPDC MRI 260D tensile bar (as-cast).

Recent developments in high-pressure die-cast magnesium alloys for automotive and future applications

Gerry GangWangJ.P.WeilerMeridian Lightweight Technologies, Strathroy, Ontario N7G 4H6, Canada Abstract The use of magnesium alloy high pressure die cast (HPDC) components for structural applications, especially in the automotive and transportation industries, where weight reduction is of a great concern, is increasing. As new applications are developing and existing applications are becoming more complex, there is a need

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Fig.3 Three representative morphologies and compositions of pores : (a) shrinkage (b) micro porosity (c) gas pore

The influence of different vacuum degree on the porosity and mechanical properties of aluminum die casting

진공도가 알루미늄 다이캐스팅의 다공성과 기계적 성질에 미치는 영향 Author links open overlay panelHanxueCaoabMengyaoHaoaChaoShenaPengLiangaShow moreAdd to MendeleyShareCite https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vacuum.2017.09.048Get rights and content Abstract AlSi9Cu3 alloy castings were produced by the vacuum-assisted high pressure die casting (HPDC) process under three different absolute pressures: 500 mbar, 200 mbar and 100 mbar. The influence of absolute pressure in the die cavity on the porosity, microstructure

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Fig.5 Gating system of horn with overflow

Design of gating system for radiator die castings based on FLOW-3D software

Sitao Chen1 and Feng Zhou1 Published under licence by IOP Publishing LtdJournal of Physics: Conference Series, Volume 2044, The 2nd International Conference on Advanced Materials and Intelligent Manufacturing (ICAMIM 2021) 20-22 August 2021, Nanning, ChinaCitation Sitao Chen and Feng Zhou 2021 J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 2044 012144 Abstract According to the structural characteristics of the radiator, two different gate structures were designed. The

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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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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. 2. Photographs of the four different parts formed by FCS Rheo-HPDC technology

A forced convection stirring process for Rheo-HPDC aluminum and magnesium alloys

Mingfan Qi a,∗, Yonglin Kanga, Bing Zhoua, Wanneng Liaoa, Guoming Zhua, Yangde Li b,Weirong Li ba School of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing 100083, China b Dongguan EONTEC Corporation, Ltd., Dongguan 523662, China Abstract A simplified process, namely forced convection stirring (FCS), was proposed to prepare four differentsemisolid slurries

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Figure 1.Base shell configuration of notebook computer.

Die-Casting Parameter Sizing for AZ91D in Notebook Computer Base Shell

Yung-Kuang Yang and Chorng-Jyh Tzeng Keywords: ANOVA, AZ91D, Die-casting, Taguchi method, Stress–strain. Introduction Magnesium and its alloys are becoming increasingly important as structural materials for applications in which weight reduction is critical, because of their low density and high stiffness-to-weight ratio. Popular applications include automotive, industrial, materials-handling, and aerospace equipment such as automotive pulleys, cog-tooth

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Fig. 2. Baseline and Optimized plunger speed profiles.

On the probabilistic nature of high-pressure die casting

EwanLordanaYijieZhangaKunDouabAlainJacotacChrysoulaTzileroglouaPaulBlakedZhongyunFanaaBrunel Centre for Advanced Solidification Technology, Brunel University London, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB83PH, UKbSchool of Metallurgy and Environment, Central South University, Changsha, 410083, Hunan, ChinacCalcom ESI SA, SwitzerlanddJaguar Land Rover Ltd, Coventry, CV3 4LF, UK Abstract This article unmasks the probabilistic nature of high-pressure die casting; specifically, the cause of scatter in the tensile ductility of

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