Tag Archives: Computational fluid dynamics (CFD)

Fig. 3. Dies of the example structures used in gravity casting.

Approach on simulation of solidification and shrinkage of gravity cast salt cores

AndreasSchillingaKaiSalscheideraHenrikRuschebHrvojeJasakbMartinFehlbieraSebastianKohlstädtcaUniversity of Kassel, Department of Foundry Technology, Kurt-Wolters-Str. 3, 34125 Kassel, GermanybWikki GmbH, Ziegelbergsweg 68, 38855 Wernigerode, GermanycVolkswagen AG, Division of components manufacturing – Business Unit Casting Dr. Rudolf-Leiding-Platz 1, 34225 Baunatal, Germany Abstract In this work, a toolchain for the solidification and the shrinkage of cast salt cores used in high-pressure die casting is

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Figure 6. The pressure field at the times of impact and immediately afterwards

On the CFD Modelling of Slamming of the Metal Melt in High-Pressure Die Casting Involving Lost Cores

by Sebastian Kohlstädt 1,2,Michael Vynnycky 1,3,* andStephan Goeke 41Division of Processes, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Brinellvägen 23, 100 44 Stockholm, Sweden2Volkswagen AG—Division of Components Manufacturing, Dr. Rudolf-Leiding-Platz 1, 34225 Baunatal, Germany3Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Limerick, Limerick V94 T9PX, Ireland4Institute of Mechanics, Kassel University, Mönchebergstr. 7, 34125 Kassel, Germany*Author to whom

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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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