Time: 1:30 p.m.
Place: UHW 11/1102
Ulyate Curle, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Pretoria, South Africa
Semi-solid casting is a relatively new technology for producing near-net shape castings in high strength heat treatable aluminium alloys, of the Al-Zn-Mg-Cu system. Understanding the solidification process is important for producing the best mechanical properties.