A New Method for Manufacturing Composite Ingot of 3004/4045 Aluminum Alloy


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A method for manufacturing composite ingot of 3004/4045 aluminum alloy using direct-chill (DC) casting was introduced. The casting process, the temperature distribution near the composite interface and the macro- and microstructures were investigated. The results show that composite interface is well-bonded, planar and clean with little evidence of porosity, which belongs to a kind of metallurgical bonding. Also semi-solid layer with a certain thickness is formed under the effect of cooling plate, which can ensure the realization of casting process of composite ingot.



Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 152-153)

Edited by:

Zhengyi Jiang, Jingtao Han and Xianghua Liu




H. X. Jiang et al., "A New Method for Manufacturing Composite Ingot of 3004/4045 Aluminum Alloy", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 152-153, pp. 1203-1207, 2011

Online since:

October 2010




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