The In Situ Fabrication of Al-AlN Composites from Metal Powders and their Resistance to Wear and Cavitation

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Recent breakthroughs in the sintering of aluminium alloys under nitrogen have opened the way for the in-situ fabrication of Al-AlN composites in a controllable and reproducible fashion over a wide range of volume fractions of AlN. This work reviews the fundamentals for the in-situ fabrication of the Al-AlN composites from metal powders and highlights their technical potential for niche applications because of their excellent resistance to cavitation erosion in water and their unusually low friction coefficient under oil lubrication.

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Periodical:

Materials Science Forum (Volumes 618-619)

Edited by:

M.S. Dargusch & S.M. Keay

Pages:

617-620

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.618-619.617

Citation:

M. Qian et al., "The In Situ Fabrication of Al-AlN Composites from Metal Powders and their Resistance to Wear and Cavitation", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 618-619, pp. 617-620, 2009

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April 2009

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