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Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005272
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... Abstract Semisolid metal (SSM) processing, also known as semisolid metal casting, semisolid forming, or semisolid metal forging, is a special die casting process. This article discusses the origin and advantages of the SSM processing. It describes three major semisolid processing routes...
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
... Abstract Semisolid casting is a near-net shape manufacturing process capable of producing thick- and thin-walled complex-shaped components having excellent mechanical and functional performance. This article begins with a discussion on the history of semisolid processing and the advantages...
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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
... alloys. It also reviews other casting processes for zinc alloys, such as sand casting, permanent mold casting, plaster mold casting, squeeze casting, and semisolid casting. alloy composition casting die casting furnaces hot chamber die casting inclusions permanent mold casting plaster mold...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003508
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... Abstract This article focuses on the general root causes of failure attributed to the casting process, casting material, and design with examples. The casting processes discussed include gravity die casting, pressure die casting, semisolid casting, squeeze casting, and centrifugal casting. Cast...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003172
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... processes Squeeze casting Semisolid metal casting (rheocasting) (a) When sand or plaster complex cores are used instead of metal cores, the term semipermanent mold casting should be used. Fig. 13 Steps in the investment casting process Fig. 9 Lost foam pattern system...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02a.a0006524
EISBN: 978-1-62708-207-5
... presents the advantages and disadvantages of green sand casting, permanent mold casting, semipermanent mold casting, and high-pressure die casting. A discussion on other casting processes, such as investment casting, lost foam, plaster mold casting, pressure casting, centrifugal casting, and semisolid...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 9
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v09.a0003790
EISBN: 978-1-62708-177-1
... Abstract This article begins with a description of indirect and direct semisolid metalworking processes. It then provides information on alloy compositions of common aluminum semisolid metalworking alloys and primary die-cast magnesium alloys in a tabular form. The article describes...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005224
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... Abstract Semisolid metal (SSM) processing is a special die casting process, where partially solidified metal slurry is injected into a die cavity to form die cast components. This article discusses the flow behavior of SSM slurry with emphasis on viscosity, rheological behavior, and yield...
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By Justin Heimsch
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005273
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... in thixocasting. The article illustrates the differences between a conventional high-pressure die-casting injection profile and the thixocasting injection profile used to produce the same part. thixocasting billet sawing rheological tests high-pressure die-casting injection SEMISOLID METAL CASTING...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006568
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
... illustrates the properties obtained in alloy 356.0 and other die casting alloys. Other technologies to produce higher-quality castings include squeeze casting and semisolid casting. Representative properties with alloy 356.0 and A356.0 are in Tables 4 and 5 . Impact toughness also depends...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005274
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... Abstract This article illustrates various rheocasting processes. These include new rheocasting, semisolid rheocasting, subliquidus casting, rheo-diecasting, swirled enthalpy equilibration device process, slurry-on-demand process, and continuous rheoconversion processes. rheocasting...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005266
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... treated and/or welded to meet stringent product requirements. Examples of high-integrity die castings are shown in Fig. 2 . There are three different types of high-integrity die casting processes: squeeze casting, semisolid casting, and high-vacuum die casting. Fig. 2 Typical semisolid high...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005275
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... and operation (see Fig. 1 in the article “Semisolid Casting: Introduction and Fundamentals” in this Volume). From the pioneering research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology by Fleming, Mehrabian, and Joly ( Ref 1 , 2 ), several methods of semisolid processing of metals have been developed...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005186
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... Abstract Casting is one of the most economical and efficient methods for producing metal parts. In terms of scale, it is well suited for everything from low-volume, prototype production runs to filling global orders for millions of parts. Casting also affords great flexibility in terms...
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Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005287
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... casting, low-pressure permanent mold, vacuum riserless casting, and semisolid forming based on rheocasting/thixocasting principles. Of these casting methods, high-pressure die casting of aluminum is the dominant nonferrous casting process ( Fig. 1 ). Good fluidity for filling thin sections Low...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005187
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... Outstanding  Vacuum die casting Aluminum 4 … … …  Squeeze casting   Indirect Al and MMCs 4 No Small to medium …   Direct Nonferrous and MMCs 1 No Small to medium …  Semisolid processing   Thixocasting (billet) Aluminum 4 No Small to medium Outstanding...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006548
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
... Abstract This article aims to comprehensively review and summarize the material properties and engineering data for aluminum alloy castings and their many applications. The discussion focuses on conventional sand, permanent mold, and die castings as well as the premium engineered versions...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005216
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... and copper alloys, casting of single-crystal superalloys, semisolid casting, and growth of semiconductor crystals. Macrosegregation is especially important in large castings and ingots. Because of the low diffusivity of the solutes in the solid state and the large distances involved, macrosegregation cannot...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02a.a0006496
EISBN: 978-1-62708-207-5
..., the semisolid casting shrinks as it cools, according to its coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE). It also has little mechanical strength, due to the presence of liquid metal films along grain boundaries. Stresses build up when the mold restricts the movement of the casting, often resulting in hot cracking...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02a.a0006488
EISBN: 978-1-62708-207-5
... in a mold by various casting methods. Virtually every casting method that can be used with unreinforced aluminum has been used with DRA composites. These include the sand, gravity die (permanent mold), investment, squeeze, and lost foam casting processes as well as high-pressure die casting. A semisolid...