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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
... Abstract Thixomolding is a method of molding thixotropic semisolid magnesium alloy pellets in a machine that resembles an injection molding machine in physical appearance and operation. This article describes the process of thixomolding. The use of hot sprues and hot runners in the thixomolding...
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Published: 01 December 2008
Fig. 6 Schematic of Thixomolding machine More
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
...: thixocasting, rheocasting, and thixomolding. rheocasting semisolid metal casting thixocasting thixomolding SEMISOLID METAL (SSM) PROCESSING, also known as semisolid metal casting, semisolid forming, or semisolid metal forging, is a special die casting process wherein a partially solidified metal...
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Published: 01 December 2008
Fig. 1 Microstructures of semisolid Thixomolded AZ91D at solid α prim levels of (a) 4.4%, (b) 28%, and (c) >60%. (d) Distribution of α prim , α pro , α eut , and β eut . (e) Transmission electron micrograph of α eut and β More
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Published: 01 December 2008
Fig. 5 Japanese Steel Works Thixomolded personal computer housings with and without hot runners. Source: Ref 14 More
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
... claimed for semisolid casting. It describes the four notable processes used to produce semisolid castings: thixocasting, rheocasting, thixomolding, and wrought processes. Most commercial aluminum semisolid casters use either thixocasting or rheocasting. The article discusses the die design, process...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005334
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... Abstract This article focuses on the variety of alloys, furnaces, and associated melting equipment as well as the casting methods available for manufacturing magnesium castings. These methods include sand casting, permanent mold casting, die casting, thixomolding, and direct chill casting...
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
...   Rheocasting (slurry) Nonferrous 5 No Small to medium Outstanding   Thixomolding (granular magnesium) Magnesium 5 No Small Outstanding NA, not applicable. (a) Productivity rankings: 1 = low productivity; 5 = high productivity Comparison of several casting methods Table 2...
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
..., and thixomolding. Feedstock for SSM was originally prepared in specially cast billets produced on continuous casting systems, equipped with electromagnetic stirrers. The billets were cut to length and then heated to the proper temperature by induction heating before being placed into the casting machine. Recently...
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
... semisolid metalworking of magnesium alloys can be a very efficient and safe method for manufacturing net-shape components. In some cases, such as that of thixomolding, the heated magnesium semisolid mixture alloy never comes in contact with the open atmosphere. Since the semisolid metal mixture...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 9
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v09.a0003774
EISBN: 978-1-62708-177-1
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003138
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... slugs. The “thixomolding” process, which combines the features of die casting and injection molding, is being used to produce alloy AZ91D battery cases for electric vehicles. Sand and Permanent Mold Casting Alloys Several systems of magnesium alloys are available for sand and permanent mold...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0009015
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... Nonferrous and MMCs 1 No Small to medium …   Semisolid processing   Thixocasting (billet) Aluminum 4 No Small to medium Outstanding   Rheocasting (slurry) Nonferrous 5 No Small to medium Outstanding   Thixomolding (granular magnesium) Magnesium 5 No Small Outstanding...