Russian Metallurgy (Metally)

, Volume 2019, Issue 11, pp 1220–1223 | Cite as

Viscosity of Molten Brass and Copper Used for Quality Control in the Charge–Melt–Ingot Chain

  • G. A. TkachukEmail author
  • O. A. Chikova
  • V. V. V’yukhin


The viscosities of melts of L63, L68, LS59-1A brasses and M2 copper are studied. Their samples were taken from the charge materials and solidified ingots in the OAO Revda Nonferrous Metal Treatment Plant. The microstructures of the ingots were analyzed earlier by traditional metallographic methods. Metallurgical defects of the following three types were detected: exogenous nonmetallic inclusions, segregation inclusions, and discontinuities and pores.


brass copper microstructure melt viscosity microheterogeneities quality control 



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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. A. Tkachuk
    • 1
    Email author
  • O. A. Chikova
    • 1
    • 2
  • V. V. V’yukhin
    • 1
  1. 1.Ural Federal UniversityYekaterinburgRussia
  2. 2.Ural State Pedagogical UniversityYekaterinburgRussia

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