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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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Figure 1. Illustration of LED lighting application and thermal network model.

Savings in Cooling Energy with a Thermal Management System for LED Lighting in Office Buildings

by Byung-Lip Ahn 1,2,Ji-Woo Park 1,Seunghwan Yoo 1,Jonghun Kim 1,Seung-Bok Leigh 2 andCheol-Yong Jang 1,* Abstract Light-emitting diode (LED) lighting should be considered for lighting efficiency enhancement, however, waste heat from light-emitting diode (LED) lighting increases the internal cooling load during the summer season. In order to solve this problem we propose a thermal management system for light-emitting diode (LED) lighting with a

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High-Pressure Die Casting of Al–Ce–La–Ni–Fe Alloys

High-Pressure Die Casting of Al–Ce–La–Ni–Fe Alloys

Benjamin E. MacDonald1, Stuart Wiesner2, Ryan Holdsworth1, Carl Söderhjelm1 & Diran ApelianORCID:orcid.org/0000-0001-9743-606X1 Abstract The effects on phase equilibria of La and Fe additions to the Al–Ce–Ni-based alloy system are explored under high-pressure die casting conditions. The addition of La to Al–Ce–Ni-based alloy system only reacts with Ce synergistically to promote the formation of the Al11(Ce,La)3 intermetallic phase as predicted by CALculation

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Analytical study of optimization of the cost of a highpressure die casting(HPDC) die

Analytical study of optimization of the cost of a high-pressure die casting(HPDC) die

Satyam Singh; Manish Dixit; Vikash Dwivedi Abstracts High pressure die casting (HPDC) is particularly suitable for high production rate and it is applied in various industry actually approximately 50 % of the world production of Low weight metal casting age find out by this technology. In this paper, the process to determine the estimated cost

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Effect of Thermal Treatment (T5) on Microstructure and Tensile Properties of Vacuum High Pressure Die Cast Al–Si–Mg Alloy

Effect of Thermal Treatment (T5) on Microstructure and Tensile Properties of Vacuum High Pressure Die Cast Al–Si–Mg Alloy

Part of the The Minerals, Metals & Materials Series book series (MMMS) Abstract In this work, a modified Al–Si–Mg (A356) alloy was prepared by vacuum-assisted high pressure die casting processes (V-HPDC). To release residual stresses, various thermal treatment schemes over a wide range of temperatures between 120 and 350 °C were experimented to the as-cast V-HPDC alloy, in

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Volumetric distribution of porosities in a 3D reconstructed CT image at 60% transparency.

Detection of Porosity in Impregnated Die-Cast Aluminum Alloy Piece by Metallography and Computer Tomography

by  Mihály Réger 1, József Gáti 1, Ferenc Oláh 1,2, Richárd Horváth 1,*, Enikő Réka Fábián 1 and Tamás Bubonyi 3 1Bánki Donát Faculty of Mechanical and Safety Engineering, University of Óbuda, H-1081 Budapest, Hungary 2Doctoral School on Materials Sciences and Technologies, University of Óbuda, H-1081 Budapest, Hungary 3Institute of Metal Formation and Nanotechnology, University of Miskolc, H-3515 Miskolc, Hungary *Author to

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Figure 8(a) Inverse pole figure maps for halite grains with large Kristallbrocken grains labelled 1–5. (b) Pole figures of fine-grained matrix halite excluding five Kristallbrocken grains show no significant crystallographic preferred orientation (CPO). (c) Kernel average misorientation (KAM) map overlaid with white low- and high-angle grain boundaries (misorientation >5∘). KAM map was calculated over a distance of 40 µm (second neighbour) with a threshold of 3∘ in order to enhance the small-angle subgrain boundaries. KAM shows subgrain-free matrix halite with few exceptions in large matrix halite grains, Kristallbrocken 1 and 5 with subgrains, and subgrains in boudin necks of Kristallbrocken 3 and 4. (d) Cumulative reference orientation deviation map over the areas of Kristallbrocken 3 and 4, based on more highly resolved EBSD measurements. Reference points for each of the two grains are indicated. Panels (a) and (b) consist of 30 individual measurements, which due to image distortion under 70∘ tilt cannot be stitched perfectly. Therefore, in some cases an artificial separation of areas belonging to the same grain is visible

Large grain-size-dependent rheology contrasts of halite at low differential stress: evidence from microstructural study of naturally deformed gneissic Zechstein 2 rock salt (Kristallbrockensalz) from the northern Netherlands

Jessica Barabasch,Joyce Schmatz,Jop Klaver,Alexander Schwedt,and Janos L. Urai Abstract Constitutive laws to predict long-term deformation of solution-mined caverns and radioactive-waste repositories in rock salt play an important role in the energy transition. Much of this deformation is at differential stresses of a few megapascals, while the vast majority of laboratory measurements are at much higher differential

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Figure 1. High pressure die-casting [1].

An Industrial Perspective on Magnesium Alloy Wheels: A Process and Material Design

An Industrial Perspective on Magnesium Alloy Wheels: A Process and Material Design Miaomiao Wang1,21China Copper Institute of Engineering and Technology, Beijing, China.2Kunming Metallurgical Research Institute Co., Ltd. Beijing Branch, Beijing, China.DOI: 10.4236/msa.2023.141002PDFHTML XML18 Downloads   134 Views Abstract Light weights wheels improve vehicle performance with respect to road handling, cornering as well providing fuel economy and reduced greenhouse gas emissions. Aluminum

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Figure 9- Left: Schematics of a conventional HPDC cold chamber machine [14]; Right: Typical layout of a component produced by a cold chamber machine [15].

High Pressure Die Casting of Zamak Alloys

Steven Richard Pires de OliveiraDissertação de MestradoOrientador na FEUP: Prof. Doutor Rui Jorge de Lemos NetoOrientador no INEGI: Doutora Inês Vieira de Oliveira Abstract The high pressure die casting process has undergone major advances in recent years, due to its increasing use in the automotive sector. Although aluminum alloys are the most widely used, the

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