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|Title:||The SEED technology: A new generation in Rheocasting|
|Citation:||Proceedings of the International Symposium on Light Metals, held at the Conference of Metallurgists (COM2005), in Calgary, Canada, 21-24 August 2005: pp.359-372|
|Conference Name:||Conference of Metallurgists (2005 : Calgary, Canada)|
|S. Nafisi, O. Lashkari, R. Ghomashchi, J. Langlais, and B. Kulunk|
|Abstract:||Permanent mould casting may be regarded as a near net shape manufacturing process where simple to very complex shaped engineering components are fabricated with high degree of precision in a metallic mould. In this group High Pressure Die Casting, HPDC, have attracted more attention because of its production rate, where both liquid and semisolid material (SSM) can be cast with a great degree of precision and versatility. In the HPDC of SSM processing, new process is described. The SEED process, Swirled Enthalpy Equilibration Device, consists of two steps: The initial step involves extracting specified amount of heat from the molten metal to generate liquid-solid slurry, i.e. mushy structure, followed by drainage of remaining liquid to produce a compact feedstock for rheocasting operation. In this paper microstructural evolution during the process and some initial casting result of automotive components also reported.|
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|Appears in Collections:||Mechanical Engineering conference papers|
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