Nanotechnologies in Russia

, Volume 6, Issue 1–2, pp 144–153 | Cite as

Tribological characteristics of cast aluminum-matrix composites modified by nanosized refractory powders

  • I. E. Kalashnikov
  • L. K. Bolotova
  • T. A. Chernyshova


The results of studying aluminum-matrix composite materials (CMs) reinforced ex situ by disperse nanosize powders obtained by plasma-chemical synthesis, as well as by intermetallic phases formed by in situ reactions, are presented. The structure and tribological properties of aluminum-matrix CMs have been examined. The effect that the manufacturing modes, nature, and size of reinforcing particles have on the structure, wear resistance, coefficient of friction, and stability factors has been discussed.


Axial Load Tribological Property Friction Surface Wear Intensity TRIBOLOGICAL Characteristic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. E. Kalashnikov
    • 1
  • L. K. Bolotova
    • 1
  • T. A. Chernyshova
    • 1
  1. 1.Baikov Institute of Metallurgy and Materials ScienceRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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