Analyzing the Effect of Squeeze Casting Process Parameters on Mechanical Properties of Overcast Al-Alloy Joint using RSM

  • Muhammad Asad Ali Industrial Engineering Department UET Taxila
  • Mirza Jahanzaib
  • Muhammad Ahsan Ul Haq UET Texila, Pakistan
Keywords: Overcasting, squeeze casting, response surface methodology, wrought aluminium alloy 2024, Zn electroplating

Abstract

This study contains, the overcast 2024-2024 wrought aluminium alloy joints produced by casting liquid 2024 wrought aluminium alloy onto the solid 2024 wrought aluminium alloy inserts using squeeze casting process. The quality of overcast joints fabricated via squeeze casting depend on mechanical properties such as ultimate tensile strength and yield strength. Mechanical properties depends upon the input casting parameters named as squeeze pressure, pressure duration and melt temperature. Response surface methodology (RSM) was employed to analyze the effect of above mentioned input parameters on UTS and YS. Empirical models for UTS and YS were developed which help the practitioners to achieve desired UTS and YS by using optimum vales of input parameters. ANOVA results shows that melt temperature has most significant effect on UTS and YS followed by squeeze pressure and pressure duration. Current study will provide efficacious approach to develop advance functional and structural materials.

Author Biographies

Muhammad Asad Ali, Industrial Engineering Department UET Taxila

Research Scholar

Department of Industrial Engineering

UET Taxila, Pakistan

Mirza Jahanzaib

Dean & Professor 

University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila 

Pakistan

Muhammad Ahsan Ul Haq, UET Texila, Pakistan

Research Scholar 

Department of Industrial Engineering

UET Taxila, Pakistan 

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Published
2017-12-25
How to Cite
Asad Ali, M., Jahanzaib, M., & Ul Haq, M. (2017, December 25). Analyzing the Effect of Squeeze Casting Process Parameters on Mechanical Properties of Overcast Al-Alloy Joint using RSM. JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCES, 36(2). Retrieved from https://journals.uetjournals.com/index.php/JEAS/article/view/68