directional solidification


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directional solidification

[də′rek·shən·əl sə‚lid·ə·fə′kā·shən]
(metallurgy)
Controlled solidification of molten metal in a casting so as to provide feed metal to the solidifying front of the casting.
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In batch production it is obtained by both equiaxial and directional solidification [1-4].
To achieve this, the casting process will include a mechanically induced rapid chilling of the bulkheads to promote swift directional solidification of the aluminum and a fine grain structure, both of which improve dimensional stability.
The company recently announced that by the end of its second fiscal quarter it expects to introduce its MonoCast[TM] growth technology, which will improve material quality produced in its industry-leading directional solidification process and allow customers to leverage the value of their investment in GT's DSS multicrystalline furnaces.
to ensure directional solidification and ease of feeding.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- ALD's SCU400plus is one of the most widely-spread and reliable production systems for Directional Solidification of multi-crystalline solar Silicon ingots (DSS) with leading wafer producers as customers all over the world.
With this concern, the partner facility developing Casting 2 wanted to design a chill system that would provide a stronger directional solidification profile from the center of the plate toward the risers.
Its products include float-zone crystal growers, Czochralski crystal growers, polysilicon reactors, directional solidification furnaces, Bridgeman crystal growers, etc.
NASDAQ: SOLR), a global provider of polysilicon production technology, and sapphire and silicon crystalline growth systems and materials for the solar, LED and other specialty markets, today announced that it has shipped its 2000th directional solidification system (DSS) crystalline ingot growth furnace to Green Energy Technology (GET).
Behavior of Bubbles Under Directional Solidification Conditions (12-065)
in height) and wall thickness, the metalcaster maintained tight process controls to ensure directional solidification.

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