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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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Figure 3: Experimentation setup: vertical die casting machine of the capacity of 100 Tons (Industrial caseCGL)

Analysis and Optimisation of High Pressure Die Casting Parameters to Achieve Six Sigma Quality Product Using Numerical Simulation Approach

Suraj R. Marathe Assam Don Bosco University, Carmo E. Quadros Assam Don Bosco UniversityDate Written: February 13, 2021 Abstract A numerical simulation approach is proposed to predict the optimal parameter setting during high pressure die casting. The contribution from the optimal parameters, the temperature, showed more influence on the casting quality than the other parameters.

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Figure 1. Sketches of selected specimens for microstructure observation.

Crack Initiation Mechanism in Casting AC4B Aluminum Alloy Parts with Complex Structure

by Daliang Yu 1,Wen Yang 2,Wanqing Deng 2,Songzhu Zhu 2,Qingwei Dai 1,3,* andDingfei Zhang 31School of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, Chongqing University of Science and Technology, Chongqing 401331, China2Chongqing Zhicheng Machinery Co., LTD, Chongqing 400039, China3College of Materials Science and Engineering, Chongqing University, Chongqing 400045, China*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.Metals2021, 11(1), 97; https://doi.org/10.3390/met11010097Received: 27 November 2020 / Revised: 25 December 2020 / Accepted:

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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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Die casting is mostly used because many parts need to be manufactured in a short amount of time (hundreds to thousands per day) with high accuracy. Parts like valve covers, wheels, transmission housings, engine block, wheel spacer, carburetor, impellers and fan clutch, alternator housing, airbag gas generator housing, etc. are all modes through the aluminum die casting method. Automobile parts require uniformity and high surface finish which can be accomplished by using casting methods that work in a controlled environment- pressure dies casting. Die casting was originally developed specifically for automotive applications [28]. The idea is to produce parts that are light, easy to handle, and cheap. Thus, die casting is widely applied to zinc and aluminum which are lighter than cast iron. Figure 2 shows the aluminum die-cast parts of a car. PEGASUS has been supplying quality aluminum die-cast auto parts to the automobile industry with our stable production system since we started this business in 2007 [27]. At present, we are supplying 60 kinds of die-cast products with our unique mold design and casting technology in addition to the processing technology we have been cultivating in the industrial sewing machine industry [29]. Aluminum or Al-Si alloys are used for Die casting. During this process, molten metal is injected at high pressure into a die (made of metal) which is a permanent mold comprising of two parts of the desired shape attached [30].

A brief review of the technology in piston machining to goal the product localization in Vietnam

Minh Quang Chau†, Danh Chan Nguyen‡*, Dinh Tuyen Nguyen‡, Viet Duc Bui‡†*† Faculty of Mechanical Technology, Industrial University of Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam‡ Institute of Mechanical Engineering, Ho Chi Minh City University of Transport, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam‡† Institute of Engineering, Ho Chi Minh city University of Technology (HUTECH),

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Figure 1. Crank case specimen produced with the HPDC process.

Minimizing the Casting Defects in High Pressure Die Casting Using Taguchi Analysis

Authors Surkhail Tariq 1  Adnan Tariq   2  Manzar Masud 3  Zabdur Rehman  4 1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Wah Engineering College, University of Wah, Wah Cantt 47040, Pakistan 2 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Wah Engineering College, University of Wah, Wah Cantt 47040,Pakistan 3 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Capital University of Science and Technology, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan 4 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Air University

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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. 1. (a) Die-casting mold cooling channel with cooler; (b) Schematic illustration of explosive bonding (expansion) and Cu inserted die-casting cooling channels via explosive working.

Enhanced cooling channel efficiency of high-pressure die-casting molds with pure copper linings in cooling channels via explosive bonding

Sang-SooShina, Sang-KeeLeeb, Dae-KyeomKimc, BinLeecaR&D Center, Oh-Sung Tech Co. Ltd., Siheung, 15112, Republic of KoreabDepartment of Advanced Material Application, Daegu Campus of Korea Polytecnic, Daegu, 41765, Republic of KoreacKorea Institute for Rare Metals, Korea Institute of Industrial Technology, Incheon, 21999, Republic of Korea Abstract The cooling efficiency of aluminum die-casting molds is critical to prevent soldering,

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Fig. 1.Schematic of wire feeding in a melting line.

Evaluation on the Efficiency of Cored Wire Feeding in Addition of Alloying Elements into Cu Melt

Bok-Hyun Kang*, Ki-Young KimKorea University of Technology and Education 코어드 와이어 피딩에 의한 Cu 용탕에의 합금 첨가 시 효율 평가 Abstract To add alloying elements into a pure copper melt, the wire-feeding efficiency of cored (alloy containing) wire was evaluated using a commercial, computational fluid-dynamics program. The model design was based on an industrial-scale production

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