Wang, Hao (2006) In-situ Si/Al composite produced by semisolid metal processing. In: ACUN-5 International Composites Conference, 11-14 July 2006, Sydney, Australia.
[Abstract]: Hypereutectic aluminium-silicon alloy can be considered as an in-situ composite with primary silicon acting as the reinforcing phase. In this paper, we use semisolid metal processing technique to produce such in-situ Si/Al composite. Hypereutectic Al-Si alloy, AlSi17Cu5Mg0.55, was cast into a permanent mould with controlled solidification conditions. In the resulted composite, primary Si particles were observed to co-exist with primary Alpha-Al particles, uniformly dispersing in Al-Si eutectic matrix. The structure of the Si particle can be controlled by AlP refinement and thermal refinement, and the Alpha-Al particle can be controlled by semisolid partial remelting.
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|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)|
|Item Status:||Live Archive|
|Additional Information:||Deposited with permission of publisher. Paper also to appear in a special future issue of the journal, Materials and Manufacturing Processes (Taylor & Francis).|
|Depositing User:||Dr Hao Wang|
|Faculty / Department / School:||Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - No Department|
|Date Deposited:||11 Oct 2007 00:59|
|Last Modified:||02 Jul 2013 22:42|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||composites, hypereutectic aluminium-silicon alloy, hypereutectic Al-Si alloy, semisolid metal processing|
|Fields of Research (FOR2008):||09 Engineering > 0912 Materials Engineering > 091202 Composite and Hybrid Materials
09 Engineering > 0912 Materials Engineering > 091207 Metals and Alloy Materials
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