Evaluation of the Behavior of Promising Aluminum-Matrix Composite Materials Under Impact Loading Conditions

Behavior of promising aluminum-base composite materials reinforced with silicon carbide particles and discrete alumina fibers is analyzed under impact loading conditions. Workpieces for test specimens are prepared by liquid-phase combination of the components. Results of impact bending tests and analysis of fracture surfaces are used to determine the effect of fillers on material impact behavior and to evaluate the effect of reinforcement.

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Translated from Metallovedenie i Termicheskaya Obrabotka Metallov, No. 2, pp. 71 – 74, February, 2020.

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Kurganova, Y.A., Shcherbakov, S.P., Chen, Y. et al. Evaluation of the Behavior of Promising Aluminum-Matrix Composite Materials Under Impact Loading Conditions. Met Sci Heat Treat (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11041-020-00531-2

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Key words

  • aluminum
  • silicon carbide
  • alumina
  • fibers
  • particles
  • composite
  • reinforcement
  • mechanical mixing
  • impact bending
  • fracture
  • scanning microscope