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Development of Axial Continuous Metal Expeller for Melt Conditioning of Alloys

Cassinath, Z. and A. K., Prasada Rao (2016) Development of Axial Continuous Metal Expeller for Melt Conditioning of Alloys. In: IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering: 2nd International Manufacturing Engineering Conference and 3rd Asia-Pacific Conference on Manufacturing Systems (iMEC-APCOMS 2015), 12–14 November 2015 , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. pp. 1-6., 114 (1). ISSN 1757-8981 (Print); 1757-899X (Online)

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Abstract

ACME (Axial, centrifugal metal expeller) is a novel processing technology developed independently for conditioning liquid metal prior to solidification processing. The ACME process is based on an axial compressor and uses a rotor stator mechanism to impose a high shear rate and a high intensity of turbulence to the liquid metal, so that the conditioned liquid metal has uniform temperature and uniform chemical composition as it is expelled. The microstructural refinement is achieved through the process of dendrite fragmentation while taking advantage of the thixotropic property of semisolid metal slurry so that it can be conveyed for further downstream operations. This paper introduces the concept and its advantages over current technologies.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Additional Information: Article number 012042
Uncontrolled Keywords: Axial; metal expeller; metal
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Manufacturing Engineering
Depositing User: Mrs. Neng Sury Sulaiman
Date Deposited: 28 Jul 2016 03:14
Last Modified: 12 Mar 2018 02:25
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/8256
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