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Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005318
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... and speed. The article also describes the functions of the tooling which involves supplying of molten alloy to the casting machine and injecting it into the die. die casting tooling materials selection failure modes wear die casting dies product design design tolerance air venting shrinkage...
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Published: 31 August 2017
Fig. 18 Specific fatigue strength of selected solution-treated cast aluminum alloys and ductile iron. ρ, density; SC, sand cast; DC, die cast; DI, ductile iron; F, ferritic; FP, ferritic-pearlitic; P, pearlitic; T, tempered; AUST, austempered. 355 = Al7Si; 356 = Al7Si0.4Cu; 357 = Al7Si0.8Cu More
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005267
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
...; the amount of metal required for different dies is best adjusted to the die by using a proper-sized cylinder and plunger combination. Injection Cycle The injection cycle for a conventional hot chamber die casting machine is shown in Fig. 3 . To begin the cycle, the die is closed, and the gooseneck...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006818
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
... and die failures are also covered. In addition, the article focuses on a number of factors that are responsible for tool and die failures, including mechanical design, grade selection, steel quality, machining processes, heat treatment operation, and tool and die setup. cold working dies failure...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0001814
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... Abstract This article describes the characteristics of tools and dies and the causes of their failures. It discusses the failure mechanisms in tool and die materials that are important to nearly all manufacturing processes, but is primarily devoted to failures of tool steels used in cold...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4D
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04d.a0005974
EISBN: 978-1-62708-168-9
... using examples. The article provides information on the North American Die-Casting Association's requirements for steel grades and heat treatment of dies made of hot-work tool steels. It also describes the chemical compositions and mechanical and metallurgical properties of hot-work tool steels...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02a.a0006525
EISBN: 978-1-62708-207-5
...-integrity parts. In addition to vacuum technology, the article discusses casting alloys, dies, and cells, and describes some of the benefits of structural die castings. aluminum castings cold-chamber die casting die casting high-integrity die casting high-pressure die casting vacuum die casting...
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Published: 01 December 2008
Fig. 7 Stress-number of cycles fatigue plot for a gravity die-cast automotive diesel engine block. The alloy is AlSi7MgCu0.5. Fatigue life was determined using rotating beam equipment. At a given stress level, a three- to ten-fold increase in fatigue life is seen when HIP is used. The fatigue More
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005219
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... will be in storage for a long time, information is transmitted on the work order that the tool is to be “mothballed.” Additional procedures may be desired to prepare patterns and dies for long-term storage. References References 1. “Care and Maintenance of Die Casting Dies Manual and Checklist,” North...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02a.a0006498
EISBN: 978-1-62708-207-5
... for the production of small components of a few ounces or less. Most commercial aluminum semisolid operations use die casting machines ( Fig. 6 ) to inject the semisolid slurries into reusable steel dies. Computer-controlled die casting machines allow the use of pre-programmed injection profiles that minimize...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 18
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 December 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v18.a0006417
EISBN: 978-1-62708-192-4
... of decreased wear and die pickup, cold-extrusion punches experience a two to three-fold improvement in life. Nitriding is often used whenever mold wash is a problem in the die casting of zinc or aluminum alloys. Galling of sheet metal working dies can be alleviated by nitriding these dies before use...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14b.a0005140
EISBN: 978-1-62708-186-3
...-aluminum, and steel-bonded carbides. The article describes factors to be considered during the selection of materials for press-forming dies. aluminum bronze cast irons ferrous die materials material selection nonferrous die materials plastic die materials plastics press-forming dies...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14b.a0005148
EISBN: 978-1-62708-186-3
... in this article is based on ironing reductions near the maximum of approximately 35%. The selection of material for a drawing die is aimed at production of the desired quality and quantity of parts with the least possible tooling cost per part. In small dies (for example, those for making parts up to 75 mm...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14a.a0003975
EISBN: 978-1-62708-185-6
... on the factors that affect die life and safety precautions to be considered during die construction. cast dies die inserts fabrication hammers hardenability heat treatment horizontal forging machines hot forging hot-work tool steels impression dies mechanical fatigue plastic deformation...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14b.a0009001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-186-3
...) Semipermanent mold. (c) Casting for a permanent mold. (d) Permanent molds. (e) and (f) Permanent molds on dies Indirect Measurements of Die Wear at Stamping Plants As noted, direct measurement or examination of die wear during stamping operations in a production environment is extremely difficult...
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Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005307
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
.... Automation is described further in the article “Automation in High-Pressure Die Casting” in this Volume. Dies Zinc alloys can be cast in single-cavity, multiple-cavity, combination, or unit dies. Dies that are designed to produce zinc alloy castings can seldom be used to produce castings of aluminum...
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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003114
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
.... Chromium hot-work steels are especially well adapted to hot die work of all kinds, particularly dies for the extrusion of aluminum and magnesium, as well as die casting dies, forging dies, mandrels, and hot shears. Most of these steels have alloy and carbon contents low enough that tools made from them can...
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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14b.a0005128
EISBN: 978-1-62708-186-3
... are cast from zinc alloy (Zn-4Al-3.5Cu-0.04 Mg), aluminum alloy, beryllium copper, ductile iron, or steel. The wide use of zinc alloy as a die material stems from the ease of casting it close to the final shape desired. Its low melting point (380.5 °C, or 717 °F) is also advantageous. All dies, regardless...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14b.a0005179
EISBN: 978-1-62708-186-3
... on these processes are provided in separate articles in the Section “Forming Processes for Sheet, Strip, and Plate” in this Volume. In general, the amount of wear of dies during sheet metal forming is proportional to the distance the sheet metal slides over the die for a given pressure between the surfaces...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14a.a0003976
EISBN: 978-1-62708-185-6
... and resistance to thermal softening, have been found to be useful for these applications in which higher die temperatures are common. Nickel-base superalloys used for forging dies come in cast and wrought forms. The cast superalloys generally have lower ductility and toughness compared to the wrought alloys...