An Application for Infrared Camera in Analyzing of the Solidification Process of Al-Si Alloy

Open access

Abstract

The paper presents the results of the crystallization process of silumin by the TDA thermographic method and the results of the cast microstructure obtained in the sampler TDA-10, that was cooling down in ambient air. The study was conducted for silumin AlSi11 unmodified. The work demonstrated that the use of thermal imaging camera allows for the measurement and recording the solidification process of silumin. Thermal curve was registered with the infrared camera and derivative curve that was calculated on the base of thermal curve have both a very similar shape to adequate them TDA curves obtained from measurements using a thermocouple. Test results by TDA thermographic method enable quantitative analysis of the kinetics of the cooling and solidification process of neareutectic silumin.

[1] Jura, S. (1992). Calorimetric Curve in Thermal and Derivative Analysis of the Crystallization Process. Solidification of Metals and Alloys. Solidification of Metals and Alloys. 17, 39. (in Polish).

[2] Jura, S., Jura, Z. (1996). The Theory of ATD Method in the Study of Al Alloys. Solidification of Metals and Alloys. 28, 57. (in Polish).

[3] Pietrowski, S., Pisarek, B. & Władysiak, R. (1998). Alloy Cast Iron with Vermicular Graphite. Solidification of Metals and Alloys. 37, 105. (in Polish).

[4] Władysiak, R. (2001). Austenitic Cast Iron Control by TDA Method. Archives of Foundry. 1(2/2), 400-407. (in Polish).

[5] Pietrowski, S. (2001). Silumins, Lodz: LUT Publishing House. (in Polish).

[6] Pietrowski, S., Gumienny, G., Pisarek, B. & Władysiak, R. (2005). Monitoring of Production and Quality Control of Casting Alloys with Use of ATD Methods. Archives of Foundry. 5(15), 310-328.

[7] Michalski, L. & Eckersdorf, K. (1986): The temperature measurements. Warszawa: WNT. (in Polish).

[8] Więcek, B. & De Mey, G. (2011): Infrared Thermovision. Fundamentals and Applications. Warsaw: PAK Publishing House. (in Polish).

[9] Orżanowski, T., Madura, H., Powiada, E. & Pasierbiński, J. (2006). Analysis of the Reading to the Microbolometer Detector Matrix. Measurement Inspection Automation. 9. (in Polish).

Archives of Foundry Engineering

The Journal of Polish Academy of Sciences

Journal Information


CiteScore 2016: 0.42

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2016: 0.192
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2016: 0.316

Metrics

All Time Past Year Past 30 Days
Abstract Views 0 0 0
Full Text Views 133 130 10
PDF Downloads 43 42 4