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  • Formability of the 5754-aluminum alloy deformed by a modified repetitive corrugation and straightening process 

    Ezequiel Alvarado, Marco Alejandro; Elizalde Huitrón, Sergio Alberto; Cabrera Marrero, José M.; Picas Barrachina, Josep Anton; Figueroa, I. A.; Alfonso, Ismeli; González, Gonzalo (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-01)
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    Sheets of 5754-aluminum alloy processed by a modified repetitive corrugation and straightening (RCS) process were tested in order to measure their formability. For this purpose, forming limit curves were derived. They ...
  • Elastic asymmetry of PLA material in FDM-printed parts: considerations concerning experimental characterisation for use in numerical simulations 

    Pastor Artigues, María Magdalena; Roure Fernández, Francisco; Ayneto Gubert, Javier; Bonada Bo, Jordi; Pérez Guindal, Elsa; Buj Corral, Irene (MDPI AG, 2019-12-18)
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    The objective of this research is to characterise the material poly lactic acid (PLA), printed by fused deposition modelling (FDM) technology, under three loading conditions—tension, compression and bending—in order to get ...
  • Characterization of duplex coating system (HVOF plus PVD) on light alloy substrates 

    Picas Barrachina, Josep Anton; Menargues Muñoz, Sergi; Martín Fuentes, Enrique; Colominas Guardia, Carles; Baile Puig, Maria Teresa (Elsevier, 2017-05-25)
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    Light metals such as aluminium or magnesium alloys play an important role in many different industrial applications. However, aluminium and especially magnesium alloys show relatively poor resistance to sliding wear, low ...
  • Corrosion mechanism of HVOF thermal sprayed WC-CoCr coatings in acidic chloride media 

    Picas Barrachina, Josep Anton; Punset Fuste, Miquel; Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa; Menargues Muñoz, Sergi; Martín Fuentes, Enrique; Baile Puig, Maria Teresa (Elsevier, 2019-08-15)
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    HVOF thermal sprayed WC cermet coatings exhibit excellent abrasive and erosive wear resistance due to the presence of high volume fraction of WC particles bounded by a tough cobalt or cobalt-chromium alloy binder. However, ...
  • Materiales avanzados para la mejora del comportamiento tribológico catenaria-pantógrafo 

    Martín Fuentes, Enrique; Baile Puig, Maria Teresa; Picas Barrachina, Josep Anton; Menargues Muñoz, Sergi (2016-04-18)
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    En este artículo se presenta un resumen de la situación actual de la problemática del sistema catenaria-pantógrafo, indicándose los materiales que se utilizan o plantean utilizar. Este trabajo es un compendio de lo presentado ...
  • Microstructure and properties of aluminum silicon/short fibre carbon composites fabricated by semi-solid thixomixing 

    Akbarzadeh, Ebrahim; Picas Barrachina, Josep Anton; Baile Puig, Maria Teresa (2015-09-10)
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    A novel method was developed, based on thixotropic nature of semi-solid slurry of aluminum silicon alloy, for the effective dispersion and distribution of short carbon fibers (Csf) under intensive shear stress (t) into the ...
  • Thixomixing as novel method for fabrication aluminum composite with carbon and alumina fibers 

    Akbarzadeh, Ebrahim; Picas Barrachina, Josep Anton; Baile Puig, Maria Teresa (World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET), 2015)
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    This study focuses on a novel method for dispersion and distribution of reinforcement under high intensive shear stress to produce metal composites. The polyacrylonitrile (PAN)-based short carbon fiber (Csf) and Nextel ...
  • Orthogonal experimental design applied for wear characterization of aluminum/Csf metal composite fabricated by the thixomixing method 

    Akbarzadeh, Ebrahim; Picas Barrachina, Josep Anton; Baile Puig, Maria Teresa (2015-06-24)
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    High silicon content aluminum alloy (hypereutectic) possess good tribological characteristics with low coefficients of friction, when embedded with short carbon fiber (Csf), making this composite a good material choice ...
  • Microstructural and tribological studies of as-sprayed and heat-treated HVOF Cr3C2-CoNiCrAlY coatings with a CoNiCrAlY bond coat 

    Picas Barrachina, Josep Anton; Punset Fuste, Miquel; Menargues Muñoz, Sergi; Martín Fuentes, Enrique; Baile Puig, Maria Teresa (2015-04-25)
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    Die wear is an important problem for manufacturers in hot-working processes, e.g. metal die casting, hot extrusion and thixoextrusion of aluminium, magnesium or steel, as well as glass and plastics processing. The dies ...
  • Tendencias en el campo de la fundición inyectada 

    Martín Fuentes, Enrique; Menargues Muñoz, Sergi; Picas Barrachina, Josep Anton; Baile Puig, Maria Teresa (2015-03-02)
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    Este artículo recoge una visión actualizada de la problemática en el campo de la fundición inyectada, fundamentalmente en la industria de componentes de aluminio. Se muestran las principales limitaciones y se expone cómo ...
  • New short T6 heat treatments for aluminium silicon alloys obtained by semisolid forming 

    Menargues Muñoz, Sergi; Martín Fuentes, Enrique; Baile Puig, Maria Teresa; Picas Barrachina, Josep Anton (2014-11-07)
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    In this work the heat treatment response of SSM processed A356 and A357 casting alloys was analysed. The development of a new T6 heat treatment, with solution times less than 30 mm has been allowed. In this new short heat ...
  • Mechanical properties of a new thermoplastic polymer orthodontic archwire 

    Varela, Juan Carlos; Velo, Marcos; Espinar Escalona, Eduardo; Llamas Carreras, Jose Maria; Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa; Manero Planella, José María; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier (2014-09-01)
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    A new thermoplastic polymer for orthodontic applications was obtained and extruded into wires with round and rectangular cross sections. We evaluated the potential of new aesthetic archwire: tensile, three point bending, ...

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