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|Title:||Mechanical properties of aluminum/quartz particulate composites cast using metallic and non-metallic chills|
|Authors:||Seah, K.H.W. |
Metal matrix composite (MMC)
Ultimate tensile strength (UTS)
|Source:||Seah, K.H.W.,Hemanth, J.,Sharma, S.C. (2003-03). Mechanical properties of aluminum/quartz particulate composites cast using metallic and non-metallic chills. Materials and Design 24 (2) : 87-93. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0261-3069(02)00144-9|
|Abstract:||This paper describes the fabrication and testing of Al/quartz particulate composites cast in sand moulds containing metallic (copper, steel and cast iron) and non-metallic (silicon carbide) chills, respectively. The size of the quartz particulates was between 30 and 100 μm. The quartz content was 3, 6 and 9% by weight. The superior mechanical properties of the castings, particularly the ultimate tensile strength (UTS) and fracture toughness, are discussed in relation to their microstructure. © 2003 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.|
|Source Title:||Materials and Design|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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