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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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Fig. 7. Cost and mass scaling for the motor subsystems to estimate motor costs for the AHSS and Al lightweight design.

Improvements in electric vehicle battery technology influence vehicle lightweighting and material substitution decisions

Joshua Thomas JamesonBurda, Elizabeth A.Moorea, HeshamEzzatbRandolphKirchainaRichardRothaa Materials Systems Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Ave, E19-695, Cambridge, MA 02139, United Statesb WorldAuto Steel/American Iron and Steel Institute, 2000 Town Center, Suite 320, Southfield, MI 48075, United States Highlights Global demand for and adoption of battery electric vehicles is on the rise. To achieve increased

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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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