Modeling of TiAl Alloy Grating by Investment Casting
AbstractThe investment casting of TiAl alloys has become the most promising cost-effective technique for manufacturing TiAl components. This study aimed to investigate a series of problems associated with the investment casting of TiAl alloys. The mold filling and solidification of this casting model were numerically simulated using ProCAST. Shrinkage porosity was quantitatively predicted by a built-in feeding criterion. The results obtained from the numerical simulations were compared with experiments, which were carried out on Vacuum Skull Furnace using an investment block mold. The investment casting of TiAl grating was conducted for verifying the correctness and feasibility of the proposed method. The tensile test results indicated that, at room temperature, the tensile strength and elongation were approximately 675 MPa and 1.7%, respectively. The microstructure and mechanical property of the investment cast TiAl alloy were discussed. View Full-Text
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Jia, Y.; Xiao, S.; Tian, J.; Xu, L.; Chen, Y. Modeling of TiAl Alloy Grating by Investment Casting. Metals 2015, 5, 2328-2339.
Jia Y, Xiao S, Tian J, Xu L, Chen Y. Modeling of TiAl Alloy Grating by Investment Casting. Metals. 2015; 5(4):2328-2339.Chicago/Turabian Style
Jia, Yi; Xiao, Shulong; Tian, Jing; Xu, Lijuan; Chen, Yuyong. 2015. "Modeling of TiAl Alloy Grating by Investment Casting." Metals 5, no. 4: 2328-2339.