Semi-Solid-Metal Casting/Thixocasting: Determination of the Flow Characteristics of Semi-Solid Aluminium Alloys

  1. Dr. P. J. Winkler
  1. Martin Fehlbier,
  2. Olaf Klaassen and
  3. Peter R. Salun

Published Online: 23 DEC 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527606025.ch21

Materials for Transportation Technology, Volume 1

Materials for Transportation Technology, Volume 1

How to Cite

Fehlbier, M., Klaassen, O. and Salun, P. R. (2000) Semi-Solid-Metal Casting/Thixocasting: Determination of the Flow Characteristics of Semi-Solid Aluminium Alloys, in Materials for Transportation Technology, Volume 1 (ed P. J. Winkler), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527606025.ch21

Editor Information

  1. DaimlerChrysler AG, Forschung und Technologie, Postfach 800 465, 81663 München, Germany; Tel.: 089–607 22393; Fax: 089–607 28627

Author Information

  1. Gießerei-Institut, RWTH Aachen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 DEC 2005
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2000

Book Series:

  1. EUROMAT 99

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527301249

Online ISBN: 9783527606023

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Keywords:

  • transportation technology;
  • materials;
  • automotive applications;
  • semi-solid-metal casting;
  • thixocasting;
  • flow characteristics of semi-solid aluminium alloys

Summary

In this work, casting experiments for the determination of the flow length of the aluminium alloy AlSi7MgO.3 were executed and their dependence of the main process parameters were carried out.