(TiB+TiC) Hybrid Titanium Matrix Composites Shot Sleeve for Aluminum Alloys Diecasting


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The aim of this study is to fabricate an α-case free (TiB+TiC) hybrid titanium matrix composites (TMCs) shot sleeve for aluminum alloy diecasting by in-situ synthesis and investment casting. Granular 1.88 wt% B4C was added to a titanium matrix in a vacuum induction melting furnace. The synthesized (TiB+TiC) TMCs were examined using electron probe micro-analysis and transmission electron microscopy. The results of the in-situ synthesis and investment casting of the TMCs show that our casting route constitutes an effective approach to the economic net-shape forming of TMC sleeves.



Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 15-17)

Edited by:

T. Chandra, K. Tsuzaki, M. Militzer and C. Ravindran




B. J. Choi et al., "(TiB+TiC) Hybrid Titanium Matrix Composites Shot Sleeve for Aluminum Alloys Diecasting", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 15-17, pp. 231-235, 2007

Online since:

February 2006




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