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Theory of Pressure Infiltration

  • Yoshinori Nishida
Chapter

Abstract

In this chapter, the theory of pressure infiltration into preforms, which has been developed for squeeze casting, is discussed and compared with experimental results. The infiltration theory is based on Darcy’s law, which was introduced in  Chap. 1. It allows us to predict most aspects of pressure infiltration: the start point of preform deformation, the distribution of preform compression, preform breakage, infiltration stop mechanism, infiltration stop point and the influence of preheat temperature of the preform. In addition, the theory enables us to easily determine suitable pressure infiltration conditions for the development of new MMCs. The characteristic features of the pressure infiltration process are also summarized in this chapter.

Keywords

Molten Metal Compressive Deformation Threshold Pressure Squeeze Casting Preheat Temperature 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yoshinori Nishida
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  1. 1.National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)NagoyaJapan

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