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Powder Metallurgy and Metal Ceramics

, Volume 58, Issue 3–4, pp 163–169 | Cite as

Development of Mg-Alloy by Powder Metallurgy Method and Its Characterization

  • Neeraj Sharma
  • Gurpreet Singh
  • Pardeep Sharma
  • Amit SinglaEmail author
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In the present research work, an attempt has been made to make Mg-alloy specimen by powder metallurgy. Due to sensitivity of the material, a proper selection of sintering atmosphere has been made. Mg powder along with other powders has been blended with a high energy ball mill. In this work, the effect of input parameters, such as compaction pressure, sintering temperature and sintering time was investigated on porosity, microhardness and dimensional change. The compaction pressure and sintering temperature play a significant role in the porosity and microhardness. Increasing the compaction pressure plays a positive role in the microhardness. The maximum value of the porosity in the present work was up to 37.41%. The dimensional expansion after sintering varies from 2 to 4.3%. The results of the porosity and microhardness were verified by scanning electron microscopy and X-ray diffraction.

Keywords

dimensional change Mg-alloy microhardness porosity powder metallurgy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Neeraj Sharma
    • 1
    • 5
  • Gurpreet Singh
    • 2
  • Pardeep Sharma
    • 3
  • Amit Singla
    • 4
    Email author
  1. 1.Departament of Mechanical EngineeringMaharishi Markandeshwar (Deemed to be University)MullanaIndia
  2. 2.Amity Institute of TechnologyAmity UniversityNoidaIndia
  3. 3.Mechanical Engineering DepartmentPanipat Institute of Engineering and TechnologyPanipatIndia
  4. 4.Departament of Mechanical EngineeringR.P. Inderaprastha Institute of TechnologyKarnalIndia
  5. 5.Departament of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering TechnologyUniversity of JohannesburgJohannesburgRepublic of South Africa

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