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Powder Metallurgy and Metal Ceramics

, Volume 50, Issue 9–10, pp 586–595 | Cite as

Comparison study of single direction and friction assisted compaction of multiple alloy powders by finite element simulation

  • Zhu Yuanzhi 
  • Li Junchao 
  • Liang Dongmei 
  • Xiang Zhidong 
  • Yin Zhimin 
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A comparative study is conducted by compaction experiments and finite element simulations on the compaction behavior of multiple alloy powders in the traditional single direction compaction and in the friction-assisted-compaction processes. The results suggest that, in the single direction compaction, stress, strain, and density of the green compacts along the vertical direction are not uniform due to the effects of the friction between the side die wall and powder particles; the density on the top of the green compacts is higher than that in the bottom. However, in the friction assisted compaction process, the density distribution along the vertical direction is more uniform and the density near the middle part of the green compacts is only slightly lower than that at the top and bottom parts of the green compact.

Keywords

multiple alloy single direction compaction friction assisted compaction finite element simulation 

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Acknowledgements

This work is supported by The National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 50874083), the Foundation for Distinguished Young Scientists of Hubei Province of China (No. 2009CDA044), and the Foundation of Hu’bei Educational Committee (No. Q20091110).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhu Yuanzhi 
    • 1
    • 2
  • Li Junchao 
    • 2
  • Liang Dongmei 
    • 2
  • Xiang Zhidong 
    • 2
  • Yin Zhimin 
    • 3
  1. 1.Key Laboratory for Ferrous Metallurgy and Resources Utilization of Ministry of EducationWuhan University of Science and TechnologyWuhanChina
  2. 2.School of Materials and MetallurgyWuhan University of Science & TechnologyWuhanChina
  3. 3.School of Material science and engineeringCentral south UniversityChangshaChina

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