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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 4 Six phase Induction Motor and Copper die casting Rotor

Design and performance analysis of novel multiphase induction motor with die-cast copper rotors using FEA for electric propulsion vehicles applications

Sathishkumar Kaliyavarathan, Sivakumaran T.S. Circuit World ISSN: 0305-6120 Article publication date: 6 April 2020  Issue publication date: 7 October 2020 Abstract Purpose The purpose of this paper is to study the development of novel multiphase induction motor (MPIM) with copper die cast rotor in the drive system of electric propulsion vehicles (EPV). It is estimated that the manufacturers are

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Fig. 10. 18kW IM photograph for EV: (a) Rotor core sheet; (b) Cast copper rotor; (c) Photograph of the prototype IM.

A Cast Copper Rotor Induction Motor for Small Commercial EV Traction: Electromagnetic Design, Analysis, and Experimental Tests

Qian Zhang, Huijuan Liu, Member, IEEE, Zhenyang Zhang and Tengfei Song Abstract According to the demands of the small commercial electric vehicle (EV) traction driving system, an 18kW inverter-driven induction motor (IM) with a die-casting copper squirrel cage rotor for traction drive was designed and evaluated. The 2D finite element model of the designed IM

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Fig. 8 Model of electromagnet sensor arrangement with rotor

Design and Development of Rotor Quality Test System for Die-Cast Copper Rotors

Soby T. Varghese; K. R. Rajagopal; Bhim Singh Abstract t is well known in the market that the copper rotor motor can give good efficiency at par with the new era motors, and can handle higher temperatures to qualify for electric vehicle application. Being a heavy metal, die-cast copper rotor manufacturing needs absolute care for faithful rotor

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Fig. 1. Influence of different gate positions on the fill process

Experience in China on the Die-Casting of Copper Rotors for Induction Motors

Daniel Liang, Xu Yang, Jiabin Yu, Victor Zhou Abstract This paper introduces the recent technological progress in China on the manufacture of die cast Copper Motor Rotors (CMR) for induction motors. This manufacturing process provides a simple and practical means for large-scale economical production of high-efficiency induction motors. Rotor die casting obstacles/solutions are presented along

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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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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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Aluminum applications are classified into 2 categories (platform and component) and 13 groups

Automotive applications for aluminum

New DuckerFrontier survey finds aluminum remains fastest growing automotive material, emerging as a preferred metal for EVs orgin article: New DuckerFrontier survey finds aluminum remains fastest growing automotive material, emerging as a preferred metal for EVs – Green Car Congress 13 August 2020 A new survey conducted by DuckerFrontier finds that aluminum, already the fastest growing automotive material, is

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