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Title: Shape rheocasting of unmodified Al-Si binary eutectic
Authors: Curle, UA
Möller, H
Wilkins, JD
Keywords: Solidification
Rheo Casting System
CSIR-RCS
Phase nucleation
Convection
Microstructure
Casting
Issue Date: Feb-2011
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: Curle, UA, Möller, H and Wilkins, H. 2011. Shape rheocasting of unmodified Al-Si binary eutectic. Materials Letters, Vol. 65, pp 1469-1472
Series/Report no.: Workflow request;6583
Abstract: It is demonstrated experimentally that by using the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Rheo Casting system and high pressure die casting it is possible to semi-solid process and cast into a shape unmodified Al–Si binary eutectic without a solidification temperature range. Silicon leads the aluminium coupled crystal growth subjected to convection by induction during thermal arrest. The semi-solid structure during thermal arrest is captured after rheo-processing and casting.
Description: Copyright: 2011 Elsevier. This is a post print version of the work. The definitive version is published in Materials Letters, Vol. 65
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10204/5016
ISSN: 0167-577X
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Manufacturing science and technology
General science, engineering & technology

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