Paper Title:
Model for the Protective Oxidation of Mg-Ca Alloys Containing Be at Elevated Temperature
  Abstract

The liquid oxidation behavior of Mg-Ca base alloys containing Be has been presented in this paper. The ignition temperature test and microbalance measurement indicated that the oxide film formed at elevated temperature was protective, resulting in the improved oxidation resistance and ignition-proof properties. A Ca-rich zone was found at the very near surface of oxide layer. With Be addition the oxide layer became dense and compact, which was impermeable for the rapid diffusion of oxygen and magnesium through the oxide layer. It was concluded that the formation of BeO in the oxide layer suppressed the continuous growth of the oxide layer.

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Periodical
Materials Science Forum (Volumes 449-452)
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S.-G. Kang and T. Kobayashi
Pages
637-640
DOI
10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.449-452.637
Citation
Y.B. Huang, B. S. You, B. H. Choi, W. W. Park, I. S. Chung, S.K. Suh, "Model for the Protective Oxidation of Mg-Ca Alloys Containing Be at Elevated Temperature", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 449-452, pp. 637-640, 2004
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March 2004
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