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Prevent Defects in Your Castings

A major challenge when designing a casting is determining whether or not the final part has defects. Designers can often produce a good quality part by following best-practices for designing gating, runners, risers, pour temperatures and chill sizing. However, in today's business environment, good may not be good enough to beat the competition. With FLOW-3D Cast's powerful defect prediction tools, casting designers can quickly and accurately identify and locate defects allowing parts to be produced with higher quality in a shorter amount of time.

Surface oxide defects through filling simulation of Aluminum Al380 alloy.

HPDC filling colored by surface defect concentration. Final locations of defects such as oxides are shown at the end the filling.