A study on the production and properties of in-situ titanium diboride particulate reinforced aluminum A356 alloy composite

Serdarlı, Osman
TiB2 particle reinforced aluminum matrix composites have been the subject of several investigations. An M.Sc. thesis on production of TiB2 reinforced aluminum composites by reaction between liquid aluminum and B2O3 and TiO2 dissolved in cryolite has been completed in this Department in 2005. This study is a continuation of the mentioned M.Sc.study. Composition of the starting cryolite-B2O3-TiO2 system, temperature and time were used as experimental variables. The resulting composite was squeeze cast and its microstructure was examined. Mechanical properties of the produced composite were measured and how mechanical properties of the composite vary with TiB2 content of the composite was determined.


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Citation Formats
O. Serdarlı, “A study on the production and properties of in-situ titanium diboride particulate reinforced aluminum A356 alloy composite,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2011.