Macrosegregation in thin walled castings produced via the direct squeeze casting process
UNSPECIFIED (2003) Macrosegregation in thin walled castings produced via the direct squeeze casting process. In: 9th International Manufacturing Conference, HONG KONG, PEOPLES R CHINA, AUG 16-17, 2000. Published in: JOURNAL OF MATERIALS PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY, 138 (Sp. Iss. SI). pp. 306-310.Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0924-0136(03)00090-6
Squeeze casting offers significant gains in material properties in relation to other casting techniques. Acceptance of the process suffers from a lack of design criteria and understanding of the process. A common problem of producing castings via this method is segregation in thin walled components. While this phenomenon is apparent in most casting techniques, in squeeze casting the driving force is supplied by the squeezing load not just the force from solidification shrinkage thus it becomes a significant problem.
The primary causes of the segregation are surface tension, of the molten alloy, and the design of the component. Using the pressure difference across a curved surface and equating this to the pressure due to depth the minimum web width for no significant segregation can be estimated. This estimation has been verified for LM25. Thus components can be designed with walls of minimum thickness and minimum radius for corners for production using the squeeze casting technique. (C) 2003 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
T Technology > TS Manufactures
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
|Journal or Publication Title:||JOURNAL OF MATERIALS PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY|
|Publisher:||ELSEVIER SCIENCE SA|
|Official Date:||20 July 2003|
|Number:||Sp. Iss. SI|
|Number of Pages:||5|
|Page Range:||pp. 306-310|
|Title of Event:||9th International Manufacturing Conference|
|Location of Event:||HONG KONG, PEOPLES R CHINA|
|Date(s) of Event:||AUG 16-17, 2000|
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