On the Dissolution of WC in WC-Co Alloys

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Transitional metals, such as V, Nb, Mo and Ti, were used to control the growth of ultrafine WC particles. Based on a study of the microstructures these metals were effective in inhibiting the growth of WC. The interaction parameter measured between those metals and W in a Co melt was a positive quantity. This indicates that the presence of V, Nb, Mo or Ti would tend to reduce the solubility of W in a Co melt, thus inhibiting the dissolution and growth of WC.

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Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 317-318)

Edited by:

T. Ohji, T. Sekino and K. Niihara

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263-266

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10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.317-318.263

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O. Seo and S. H. Kang, "On the Dissolution of WC in WC-Co Alloys", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 317-318, pp. 263-266, 2006

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August 2006

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