Effect of Charge Action on the Annular Molten Metal of Spray Forming


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This paper described the effect of hollow jet atomization technology, under charge action, according to the spray forming process, to improve the quality of atomization. In order to deeply study the charge action on the annular molten metal of spray forming process, this paper analyzed theoretically quantity of electric charge of the annular molten metal and the surface tension of atomization droplets. The results show that the quantity of electric charge increases with the increasing of charging voltage. Under the same conditions, the hollow annular metal liquid charge is always greater than the solid cylindrical molten metal charge, but the surface tension is less than the solid molten metal. As the quantity of electric charge reduce the surface tension of the droplet, the power of atomization increases relatively. It means that the atomization quality of annular molten metal will be better than the solid cylindrical molten metal. By comparison, the structure under charge action is fine and homogeneous after experiment.



Edited by:

Xianghua Liu, Zhenhua Bai, Yuanhua Shuang, Cunlong Zhou and Jian Shao




Y. D. Qu et al., "Effect of Charge Action on the Annular Molten Metal of Spray Forming", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 217-219, pp. 1890-1893, 2012

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November 2012




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