Mechanical Properties and Microstructure of Al2O3-TiC Composite by Hot-Pressing
In this study, Al2O3-TiC composite was prepared at 1600°C for 1 h by hot-pressing using the Al2O3-TiC composite powder synthesized from self-propagating high-temperature synthesis (SHS) process. Mechanical properties of the composite were investigated, such as bulk density, Vickers hardness, fracture toughness and bending strength. The microstructure of the composite was also investigated by scanning electron microscopy (SEM).
Wei Pan and Jianghong Gong
S. L. Shi and L. Z. Zhang, "Mechanical Properties and Microstructure of Al2O3-TiC Composite by Hot-Pressing", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 336-338, pp. 1424-1425, 2007