Microstructure and Properties of Zn61Al34M5 Alloy Produced by Rapid Solidification and Warm-Compacting Sintering Process

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Microstructure and mechanical properties of a newly developed Zn61Al34M5 (M=Cu, Si, RE, et al.) alloy obtained by warm-compacting sintering technique were studied using optical microscopy (OM), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDS), X-ray diffraction (XRD) and differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) associated with measurements of mechanical properties. The results showed that the new alloy consisted of α-phase and η-phase and have good plasticity; its hardness increased by 10%~20% and density decreased by about 16% as compared with those of the traditional cast Zn-Al alloys.

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Periodical:

Materials Science Forum (Volumes 534-536)

Edited by:

Duk Yong Yoon, Suk-Joong L. Kang, Kwang Yong Eun and Yong-Seog Kim

Pages:

829-832

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.534-536.829

Citation:

H. Y. Lou et al., "Microstructure and Properties of Zn61Al34M5 Alloy Produced by Rapid Solidification and Warm-Compacting Sintering Process", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 534-536, pp. 829-832, 2007

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January 2007

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