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MAGMA introduces its new release MAGMASOFT® 5.4.1, which offers numerous new capabilities and improvements for virtual prediction and optimization for all casting processes, including continuous casting and core production.

"View, Act, INTERACT"

MAGMAinteract® is a new and innovative software for the visualization of MAGMASOFT® results. The free 3D viewer allows the intuitive visualization of information exported from MAGMASOFT® 5.4.1. The fast and easy presentation promotes communication between interested parties within a company as well as between suppliers and customers.

MAGMAinteract® offers the following key functionality: interactive display of all MAGMASOFT® 3D results, animations of mold filling (also with tracer particles) and the solidification process, visualization of all results and criteria including distortion for previously defined cross-sections, and the interactive evaluation of virtual designs of experiments in a parallel coordinate diagram. All results can be rotated, zoomed and panned by the user.

With the current release, MAGMASOFT® users can export results selected by them and make these results available to third parties in the compressed MAGMAinteract® format. MAGMAinteract® can be downloaded free of charge by anyone interested in viewing exported MAGMASOFT® results from the MAGMA website (www.magmasoft.com/interact) for use on computers running Microsoft Windows 7 or higher.

New Capabilities and Benefits
For die casting processes, temperature, velocity and pressure results as well as the gate from which the melt originated can be displayed and animated directly on virtual particles (tracer particles). This simplifies the judgment of complex, flow-relevant questions. For the design of the shot profile, various options are now available for evaluating curves for plunger speeds and the pressure curve reduced by the PQ² function.

MAGMA C+M users can now also use the new possibilities for evaluating the flow with virtual particles for the design and optimization of core production. Typical application examples include the assessment of different flow velocities of gas and sand flow or the investigation of the cooling behavior of air for drying inorganically bound cores.

In cooperation with DISA, the database for the MAGMAdisa module was updated for all current molding lines. Together with FOSECO, new datasets for SCK risers were added to the geometry database. For users of MAGMA C+M, there is now the possibility to interactively place nozzles from the parametric database onto the surface of the core geometry in a few simple steps. In the Result Perspective, numerous improvements have been implemented for fast display and evaluation of project results. The picking function can now be used to display different results at defined locations.

New optimization objectives are available for users of stress simulations. For example, distortion predictions can be evaluated and optimized with regard to their deviations from defined points, lines or angles. For heat treatment simulations, significant improvements have been realized for the automatic determination of contact between the component and the heat treatment rack. All contact pairings are automatically detected and continuously updated based on the part and rack distortion. In this way, the realistic contact situation is modelled and it is ensured that the predicted distortion corresponds to reality at all times.

Advanced Simulation of Continuous Casting Processes
MAGMA CC, the program for simulation and optimization of the continuous casting process, has been extended by various thermal criteria. At the same time, a new, independent mode for modelling the horizontal continuous casting process simplifies the modelling of this process for the user.

News No: 6795
Date: 2019/10/20 - 17:14
News Source: Foundry Planet

Autonomous Engineering  MAGMA  casting  parametric  optimization 

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