Synthesis of Zr-Based Glassy Alloy Foams


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The present basically concerns with the synthesis of foamy structured amorphous Zrbased alloy, Zr41.2Ti13.8Cu12.5Ni10.0Be22.5 (Vit-1), by liquid state processing. In this method, melt was injected in to the evacuated interstitial voids of the NaCl crystals placed in a copper mould. The casting has been subsequently washed with a jet of water to ensure the removal of NaCl entrapped in the casting, thus resulting in a porous structured casting. It shows the possibility of synthesizing amorphous metal foams with large dimensions using salt infiltration technique.



Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 26-28)

Edited by:

Young Won Chang, Nack J. Kim and Chong Soo Lee




A.K. Prasada Rao et al., "Synthesis of Zr-Based Glassy Alloy Foams ", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 26-28, pp. 739-742, 2007

Online since:

October 2007




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