Title: Simulation and experimental analysis on cast metal runs behaviour rate at different gating models

Authors: T. Deepthi; K. Balamurugan; M. Uthayakumar

Addresses: Department of Mechanical Engineering, VFSTR (Deemed to be University), Guntur – 522213, AP, India ' Department of Mechanical Engineering, VFSTR (Deemed to be University), Guntur – 522213, AP, India ' Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kalasalingam University, Srivilliputtur, Tamil Nadu, India

Abstract: Visual assessment in casting is difficult to assess due to the opacity and the high working temperature. By using the simulation tool, it can be avoided through an examination on the melt runs inside the mould cavity, pressure variation, and runs velocity in the different areas of the gating framework. Assessments are conducted for decided gating design and the sprinter aspect proportions. The MAGMASOFT, a simulation tool is preferred to study the exceptional gating proportions to achieve the velocity, force exerted at the sprinter location, and ingates. A regression version is designed to pick out the real speed and the pressure of liquid metal exists in the mould hollow space. Further, the melt velocity dissected as a detail of distance covered concerning ingate for the distinct gating propositions. A high-speed thermal camera is used to verify the actual melt motion in different gating systems and contrasted with the simulated observation.

Keywords: metal runs; mould cavity; gating proportion; ingates; aspect proportion.

DOI: 10.1504/IJESMS.2021.115536

International Journal of Engineering Systems Modelling and Simulation, 2021 Vol.12 No.2/3, pp.156 - 164

Received: 10 Jul 2020
Accepted: 13 Nov 2020

Published online: 28 May 2021 *

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