Geometric form of gating system elements and its influence on the initial filling phase

R. Dojka*, Jan Jezierski, N. S. Tiedje

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    The results of the gating system design optimization led to the following conclusions: - geometric form of gating system element has key role in the initial filing of the mold; - conducted modeling confirms the effectiveness of presented gating system designs in reduction of velocity of metal entering the mould cavity; - improper expansion of the ingate may cause the detachment of the stream from the mould wall which would cause reoxidation of the metal and degrade castings quality; - further development of simulation software would allow to account the influence of oxide and bubble formation on the quality of the casting.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publication73rd World Foundry Congress (WFC 2018) Creative Foundry : Proceedings of a meeting held 23-27 September 2018, Krakow, Poland. Young Researchers' Seminar
    PublisherWorld Foundry Organization
    Publication date2018
    ISBN (Print)9781510880429
    Publication statusPublished - 2018
    Event73rd World Foundry Congress (WFC 2018) - Krakow, Poland
    Duration: 23 Sept 201827 Sept 2018


    Conference73rd World Foundry Congress (WFC 2018)


    • Ductile Cast Iron
    • Modelling
    • Microstructure
    • X-Ray Tomography
    • Solidification
    • Residual Stress


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