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Advances in Metal Casting Technology: A Review of State of the Art, Challenges and Trends—Part II: Technologies New and Revived

Advances in Metal Casting Technology: A Review of State of the Art, Challenges and Trends—Part II: Technologies New and Revived

by Dirk Lehmhus Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials IFAM, Wiener Straße 12, 28359 Bremen, GermanyMetals 2024, 14(3), 334; https://doi.org/10.3390/met14030334Submission received: 25 February 2024 / Accepted: 8 March 2024 / Published: 14 March 2024(This article belongs to the Special Issue Advances in Metal Casting Technology) 1. Introduction It is a platitude that science and technology do not necessarily evolve along straight paths.

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Al-enabled properties distribution prediction for high-pressure die casting Al-Si alloy

Al-enabled properties distribution prediction for high-pressure die casting Al-Si alloy

Yu-Tong Yang, Zhong-Yuan Qiu, Zhen Zheng, Liang-Xi Pu, Ding-Ding Chen, Jiang Zheng, Rui-Jie Zhang, Bo Zhang & Shi-Yao Huang Abstract High-pressure die casting (HPDC) is one of the most popular mass production processes in the automotive industry owing to its capability for part consolidation. However, the nonuniform distribution of mechanical properties in large-sized HPDC products adds complexity to part property evaluation. Therefore, a methodology

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Fig. 1. (a) Cold chamber high pressure die casting machine and (b) dieeset in the machine, and (c) cross section of dieeset showing the round tensile test bars casted by the die.

High strength and ductility aluminium alloy processed by high pressure die casting

XixiDongaHailinYangbXiangzhenZhuaShouxunJiaShow moreAdd to MendeleyShareCite https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2018.09.260Get rights and content Abstract A high strength (Yield strength ≥ 320 MPa) and high ductility (Tensile elongation ≥ 10%) die–cast aluminium alloy was first developed. The AlSiCuMgMn alloy processed by high pressure die casting can provide the high yield strength of 321 MPa, the high ultimate tensile strength of 425 MPa and the high ductility of 11.3%, after solution treated at

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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. 1. The as-cast microstructure of the Al–Si–Cu alloy containing 0.1 wt.% Fe. (a) Optical micrograph showing the overall microstructure; (b) SEM image showing the morphology of eutectic Si phase in the deeply etched sample; (c) backscattered SEM micrograph showing the distribution of Fe-and Cu-rich intermetallic phases (inset: the fine compact α-AlFeMnSi intermetallics); and (d) SEM image showing the morphology of Al2Cu phase (inset: the irregular AlCuMgSi intermetallics).

Effect of heat treatment and Fe content on the microstructure and mechanical properties of die cast Al–Si–Cu alloys

HailinYangabShouxunJiaZhongyunFanaShow moreAdd to MendeleyShareCite https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2015.07.074Get rights and content Highlights • Solution and ageing significantly improve the tensile strength of die-cast Al–Si–Cu alloy. • Low Fe is necessary for improving the ductility in the solution and aged alloy. • Cu-rich phase is dissolved during solutionising of die-cast Al–Si–Cu alloy. • θ′ and Q′ precipitates co-exist in

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FIGURE 1. 2D cross-section of the copper rotor die: 1. Steel laminations, 2. End ring (Cu), 3. Gate area (Cu), 4. Runner (Cu), and 5. Steel arbor [1].

Prediction of Thermal Fatigue in Tooling for Die‐casting Copper via Finite Element Analysis

Amit Sakhuja and Jerald R. Brevick Citation: AIP Conference Proceedings 712, 1881 (2004); doi: 10.1063/1.1766807View online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.1766807View Table of Contents: http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/proceeding/aipcp/712?ver=pdfcovPublished by the AIP Publishing Abstract Recent research by the Copper Development Association (CDA) has demonstrated the feasibility of diecasting electric motor rotors using copper [1]. Electric motors using copper rotors are significantly more energyRecent

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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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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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HPDC Oxides Simulation | FLOW-3D CAST

High Pressure Die Casting

CASTMAN reflects the high-pressure die casting suitability review simulation using FLOW-3D, which is recognized for its accuracy worldwide, through the innovation of STICND. FLOW-3D CAST is an intuitive program designed to successfully model high pressure die casting applications. Full control of shot sleeve motion combined with advanced die thermal control, mechanical parameter modeling, and accurate

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