Effect of KBF4 Addition on the Microstructure of Mg-6Zn-1Si Alloy


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In this study, the effect of KBF4 addition on the microstructure of the Mg-6Zn-1Si alloy has been investigated by Optical Microscopy (OM), Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) with Energy Dispersive Spectrometer(EDS). At 1.5wt% KBF4 addition, the morphology of Mg2Si phase completely changed from Chinese script type into uniformly, dispersedly distributed graininess or small block, with the average size of the Mg-6Zn-1Si alloy decreasing from 135μm to 82μm.



Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 535-537)

Edited by:

Chunxiang Cui, Yali Li and Zhihao Yuan




B. F. Zhang et al., "Effect of KBF4 Addition on the Microstructure of Mg-6Zn-1Si Alloy", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 535-537, pp. 996-999, 2012

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June 2012




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