Magma

Simulation and virtual optimization of casting processes

MAGMASOFT® is the comprehensive and effective optimization tool for improving metalcasting quality, optimizing process conditions and reducing production costs. Consequently utilizing the methodology of virtual Design of Experiments and Autonomous Optimization, robust process parameters and optimized casting layouts can be established for all cast materials and processes including heat treatment and melt metallurgy – efficiently and comprehensively at the same time.

By means of Autonomous Engineering, simulations with MAGMASOFT® can be used in an automated virtual test plan to pursue different quality and cost objectives simultaneously. Broad knowledge and tangible hands-on instructions/measures are generated considering design and process conditions for mold filling, solidification and cooling. The range of results comprises residual stresses and distortion, microstructure formation and local properties.

A modular software design covers the complete process chain of cast components. The software can be applied for optimized process robustness and part quality from conceptual to final component design, during the tooling layout and prototyping, all the way through to the production and heat treatment processes.

MAGMA is a product of MAGMA GmbH

 

Magma

Simulation and virtual optimization of casting processes

Magma

Hot spots in the casting shown in x-ray mode

Main Benefits

  Supports all cast materials and all aspects of casting manufacture

  A virtual test field for the reduction of metalcasting defects

  Identification of optimal process conditions for robust process windows early and reliably

  Faster decision making to establish saving time for all parties involved

  Improvement of quality management by generating systematic understanding how process variability affects quality

  Reliable and early information to designers for robust product and process development

 

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Shape Rolling of a European Standard Beam IPE Profile

A pilot study carried out by engineers from EnginSoft and Beltrame

The study allowed the engineers to estimate the shape profile geometry after each roll pass, the rolls wear and the total load and point at which the beam will bend in off-center setups.

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Calendario 2019 | Corsi FORGE, COLDFORM, MAGMASOFT Standard, MAGMASOFT Modulo Airon, etc.

EnginSoft eroga corsi di addestramento su tecnologie software adatte alla simulazione di processi manifatturieri. I software di riferimento sono quelli prodotti da da MAGMASOFTe TRANSVALOR.

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CASE STUDY

High Pressure Die Casting Optimization of a Connecting Rod

A multi-objective engineering simulation study of the connecting rods manufacturing process

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Integrated Simulation of Commercial Pasta Manufacturing

The Virtual Optimization PAsta production process (OPAV) research project, which resulted in a simulation model

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