A REVIEW OF MAIN SUSTAINABILITY CHALLENGES IN ALUMINIUM DIE CASTING INDUSTRY

Emilija Kozhovska

DOI Number
10.22190/FUWLEP1701023K
First page
023
Last page
030

Abstract


Aluminium die casted parts are in demand by many industries, and their relatively low costs, lightweight, as well as accurate dimensions and shapes give reason to predict that aluminium will be dominant metal in industry for years to come. Aluminium die casting process includes a variety of materials and energy resources. Die casting process uses significant quantities of energy, as well as auxiliary materials like oil-based lubricants and cooling water. This article presents an outline of the environmental, social, and economic sustainability issues related to aluminium die casting process.


Keywords

Sustainability, aluminium, die casting, environment

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