Microstructures and Properties of Al-Cu-Si Brazing Foils by Melt-Spun Processing


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A series of Al-Cu-Si alloys were melted and spun into ribbons of about 100m thickness. The alloy compositions were selected to be suitable for brazing below 580C as filler metals. In the as-quenched state the foils were relatively brittle due to the occurrence of metal metastable phases. After appropriate annealing treatments between 400~450C the metastable phases were transformed into fine (Cu2Al) particles within the -Al matrix, and the mechanical properties of the Al-Cu-Si alloy ribbons were considerably improved.



Edited by:

B. Xu and H.Y. Li




W. Y. Yu et al., "Microstructures and Properties of Al-Cu-Si Brazing Foils by Melt-Spun Processing", Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 583, pp. 268-271, 2012

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October 2012




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