ICAMS / Interdisciplinary Centre for Advanced Materials Simulation


Semi-solid rheocasting of Al-Zn-Mg-Cu alloys

Date: 25.07.2011
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.

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