In-Situ Solid-State Synthesis of Mg Composite with Mg2Si Dispersoids
Super light and high performance Mg2Si/Mg composites, which had excellent mechanical properties, were developed via the combination of solid-state synthesis and hot extrusion process. In this study, cold compacting (CP) and repeated plastic working (RPW) were firstly carried out for the mixture of Mg-Si powders, and the refinement of both Mg grains and dispersoids. Each specimen was evaluated by observation of microstructure and tensile test. As a result, it was understood that Mg2Si dispersoids were refined and dispersed into Mg matrix, and were flowed along extrusion direction. And their mechanical properties were higher than the conventional die casting alloys. Also the effect of RPW as the improvement of properties and the decrease of synthesis temperature were confirmed.
Z.Y. Zhong, H. Saka, T.H. Kim, E.A. Holm, Y.F. Han and X.S. Xie
R. Tsuzuki and K. Kondoh, "In-Situ Solid-State Synthesis of Mg Composite with Mg2Si Dispersoids", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 475-479, pp. 497-500, 2005