With the intensification of the global energy crisis and the increasingly serious environmental pollution problems, the development and utilization of new energy has become the focus of common concern around the world. New energy mainly includes solar energy, wind energy, biomass energy, geothermal energy, etc. These energy sources are clean, renewable, low-carbon, etc., and are the main direction of future energy development. However, the instability and intermittent nature of new energy sources pose great challenges to the stable operation of the power system. In order to solve this problem, energy storage technology came into being. Energy storage technology refers to storing energy so that it can be released when needed to meet the needs of the power system. As an important industrial equipment, the die-casting machine’s research on efficient energy storage technology in the field of new energy has important theoretical and practical significance.
1. The relationship between new energy and energy storage technology
New energy is a renewable, clean, low-carbon energy source, but its instability and intermittency bring great challenges to the stable operation of the power system. Energy storage technology can effectively solve this problem by storing energy so that it can be released when needed to meet the needs of the power system. At present, the main energy storage technologies include pumped hydro energy storage, battery energy storage, compressed air energy storage, flywheel energy storage, etc.
2. Application of die-casting machines in the field of new energy
A die-casting machine is a device that injects molten metal into a mold and solidifies it into parts or products with a certain shape and size after certain process conditions. Die-casting machines are widely used in automobiles, electronics, home appliances, machinery and other fields. In recent years, with the development of new energy, die-casting machines have become increasingly widely used in the field of new energy.
2.1Solar photovoltaic bracket
Solar photovoltaic brackets are an important part of solar photovoltaic power generation systems. Their main function is to fix solar panels at a certain angle to facilitate the absorption of sunlight. Die-casting machines play an important role in the manufacturing process of solar photovoltaic brackets. Through the die-casting process, solar photovoltaic brackets with high strength, high precision and good weather resistance can be manufactured.
2.2wind power tower
The wind power tower is an important part of the wind turbine, and its main function is to transmit the power generated by the wind turbine to the ground power grid. Die-casting machines also play an important role in the manufacturing process of wind turbine towers. Through the die-casting process, high-strength, high-precision, and corrosion-resistant wind power towers can be manufactured.
2.3New energy automobile parts
With the rapid development of new energy vehicles, the performance requirements for auto parts are becoming higher and higher. Die-casting machines play an important role in the manufacturing process of new energy automobile parts. Through the die-casting process, high-strength, high-precision, lightweight new energy automobile parts can be manufactured.
3. Current status and prospects of research on high-efficiency energy storage technology of die-casting machines in the field of new energy
3.1 status quo
At present, domestic and foreign scholars’ research on high-efficiency energy storage technology of die-casting machines in the field of new energy mainly focuses on the following aspects:
(1) Research on optimization design methods of die-casting machines
In order to improve the energy storage efficiency of the die-casting machine, researchers optimized its structural parameters. Through reasonable mold design and gating system design, the production efficiency and energy storage density of the die-casting machine can be improved.
(2) Research on new die-casting materials
In order to improve the energy storage performance of the die-casting machine, researchers have improved the materials used. For example, using metal materials with high thermal conductivity as mold materials can improve heat transfer efficiency; using metal materials with high electrical conductivity as electrode materials can improve power conversion efficiency.
(3) Research on efficient charge and discharge management system
In order to improve the charge and discharge efficiency and cycle life of the die-casting machine, the researchers optimized the design of its charge and discharge management system. Through reasonable charging and discharging strategies and battery management system design, the charging and discharging efficiency and cycle life of the die-casting machine can be improved.
With the development of the new energy field, there is an increasing demand for efficient energy storage technology. In future research, we can conduct in-depth discussions from the following aspects:
(1) Research on multi-stage die-casting technology
Multi-stage die-casting technology refers to the technology that completes multiple molding processes in one die-casting process. Through multi-stage die-casting technology, high-efficiency, high-quality production can be achieved. Future research can explore the application and advantages of multi-stage die-casting technology in the new energy field.
(2) Research on intelligent monitoring and fault diagnosis technology
In order to improve the operating efficiency and stability of die-casting machines, researchers can study intelligent monitoring and fault diagnosis technology. Through real-time monitoring and analysis of the operating status of the die-casting machine, fault warning and fault diagnosis can be achieved, thereby improving the operating efficiency and stability of the die-casting machine.
(3) Research on new energy storage media
With the development of new energy storage media, such as lithium-ion batteries, supercapacitors, etc., future research can explore the application and advantages of these new energy storage media in the new energy field. In addition, integration solutions of new energy storage media and other energy storage technologies can also be studied to improve overall energy storage efficiency and stability.