Table 2: Examples of the rheocast quality index for modified A356 aluminium alloys.

ProcessStarting alloyModified alloysFeedstock production methodGrain size ( m)Rheocast quality index

Al-7Si-0.5Mg137 ± 180.35
Al-4Si-0.5Mg106 ± 340.43
Thixoforming
(Paes and Zoqui) [30]
A356, Mg-10Al, and Al pureAl-1Si-0.5MgUltrarefining technique74 ± 90.61
Al-7Si-1.0Mg237 ± 580.08
Al-4Si-1.0Mg157 ± 320.12
Al-1Si-1.0Mg74 ± 70.61