Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Title: corrosion characteristics of ZA-27/glass-fibre composites
Authors: Sharma, S.C.
Seah, K.H.W. 
Satish, B.M.
Girish, B.M.
Issue Date: Dec-1997
Citation: Sharma, S.C.,Seah, K.H.W.,Satish, B.M.,Girish, B.M. (1997-12). corrosion characteristics of ZA-27/glass-fibre composites. Corrosion Science 39 (12) : 2143-2150. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: This paper evaluates the corrosion characteristics of short-glass-fibre-reinforced ZA-27 alloy composites. The unreinforced matrix, as well as the composites containing 1, 3 and 5% by weight of glass fibres, were tested. The composites were fabricated by the compocasting technique. The specimens were tested in both ascast and heat-treated conditions. The corrodent used was 1 N hydrochloric acid. As the glass fibre content was increased, the composite was seen to become more resistant to corrosion. Heat treatment at 320°C for a few hours also enhanced the corrosion resistance of the composites as well as of the unreinforced matrix material. An attempt is made to explain these phenomena. © 1997 Elsevier Science Ltd.
Source Title: Corrosion Science
ISSN: 0010938X
Appears in Collections:Staff Publications

Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.

Page view(s)

checked on Apr 21, 2019

Google ScholarTM


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.