Fabrication of High-Content Ti3AlC2 Powders by Mechanical Alloying


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In the present study, high-content Ti3AlC2 ceramic powders were fabricated by mechanical alloying (MA) using the Ti, Al and C as the starting materials. And the effect of Al content on the formation of Ti3AlC2 was investigated. The results showed that the large-sized granules were obtained to coexist with the powders after ball milling of 3Ti/Al/2C powder mixtures for 3 h. Ti3AlC2 in the synthesized powders is the main phase based on the XRD analysis. For the composition of 3Ti/1.1Al/2C, high-content Ti3AlC2 powders (87.6 wt.%) have been obtained after milling for 3h. Excessive Al, however, would reduce the content of Ti3AlC2 in the products.



Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 368-372)

Edited by:

Wei Pan and Jianghong Gong




C. Yang et al., "Fabrication of High-Content Ti3AlC2 Powders by Mechanical Alloying", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 368-372, pp. 983-985, 2008

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February 2008




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