Effect of Holding Time, Grain Size and Compacting Pressure Parameters against Compressive Strength of Aluminum - 5%Fly Ash


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This research is aimed to analysis the effect of holding time, grain size and compacting pressure parameter against compressive strength of Aluminum-5% fly ash using powder metallurgy method. The irregular form and homogeneous particles of aluminum powder used in this research is produced by Merck German, while fly ash is taken from residual combustion coal in forging process in mechanical engineering workshop of Politeknik Negeri Sriwijaya (Polsri) which is mashed up to grains size 140 and 270 mesh, pressed with holding time 60 and 120 seconds, with compacting pressure 139 N/mm2 and 275 N/mm2 by cold iso-static pressing. The green body resulted from these processes then sintered up to 550°C. Taguchi Method is used to determine factors which affect optimum condition of compressive strength of Aluminum-5% fly ash. The research result using ANOVA show that the holding time, grains size, , and compacting pressure parameters has significantly affect the compressive strength of Aluminum-5% fly ash.



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Mustafizur Rahman, Erry Yulian Triblas Adesta, Mohammad Yeakub Ali, A.N. Mustafizul Karim, Md. Abdul Maleque, Hazleen Anuar, Tasnim Firdaus Mohamed Ariff, NMohammad Iqbal, Noorasikin Samat and Noor Azlina Hassan




D. Seprianto et al., "Effect of Holding Time, Grain Size and Compacting Pressure Parameters against Compressive Strength of Aluminum - 5%Fly Ash", Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 576, pp. 146-149, 2012

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October 2012




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