Design and Fabrication of Cooling Slope System

Authors(1) :-Nirmal Kumar Kund

Currently, the usual methods available for large scale production of semisolid slurry are mechanical stirring, electromagnetic stirring, etc. These suffer from drawbacks like complex design, high cost, structural inhomogeneity and low efficiency. The cooling slope is considered to be a simple but effective method because of its simple design and easy control of process parameters, low equipment and running costs, high production efficiency and reduced inhomogeneity. With this perspective, the primary objective of the present research is to design and fabricate a cooling slope setup for experimental investigations of slurry and cast billets. In most casting applications, dendritic microstructure morphology is not desired because it leads to poor mechanical properties. Forced convection is one of the means to suppress these dendrites which flow away to form slurry. This slurry, consisting of rosette or globular particles, provides less resistance to flow even at a high solid fraction and can easily fill the die-cavity. The stated principle is the basis of a new manufacturing technology called “semi-solid forming” (SSF), in which metal alloys are cast in the semi-solid state. This technique has numerous advantages over other existing commercial casting processes, such as reduction of macrosegregation, reduction of porosity and low forming efforts.

Authors and Affiliations

Nirmal Kumar Kund
Associate Professor, Department of Production Engineering, Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology, Burla, India

Design, Development, Cooling Slope, Method.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 5 | September-October 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-10-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 763-768
Manuscript Number : CSEIT1725172
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

ISSN : 2456-3307

Cite This Article :

Nirmal Kumar Kund, "Design and Fabrication of Cooling Slope System", International Journal of Scientific Research in Computer Science, Engineering and Information Technology (IJSRCSEIT), ISSN : 2456-3307, Volume 2, Issue 5, pp.763-768, September-October-2017.
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