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A Design Study in Aluminum Castings - GM Cylinder Block                                          

Solidification Modeling

Flow modeling and solidification modeling are invaluable tools for producing high quality castings with rapid first-article cycle times.

Solidification Model - 30 seconds after pour Solidification Model - 60 seconds after pour
Solidification Model - 90 seconds after pour Solidification Model - 180 seconds after pour

Modeling of metal flow in the gates and complex cavity ensures uniform fill and smooth flow into all sections of the casting.

Modeling of metal solidification ensures good metal feed into all sections during cooling and avoids solidification shrinkage.


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