Mechanical Behavior of Nickel Base Foams for Diesel Particle Filter Applications

  • M. Duchamp
  • J. D. Bartout
  • S. Forest
  • Y. Bienvenu
  • G. Walther
  • S. Saberi
  • A. Boehm
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An original processing route by powder metallurgy was developped to alloy pure Ni foams so, that the foam becomes refractory for high temperature applications. The modelling of such a foam at high temperature starts from the behavior of the basic constitutive material, then we use micromechanical models to predict the mechanical properties under tension and in compression creep. A 3D finite element analysis of a volume analysed by X-ray tomography is performed to study the foam deformation mechanisms in both conditions.


Powder Metallurgy Creep Test Diffusional Creep Representative Volume Element Size Alloyed Foam 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Duchamp
    • 1
  • J. D. Bartout
    • 1
  • S. Forest
    • 1
  • Y. Bienvenu
    • 1
  • G. Walther
    • 2
  • S. Saberi
    • 3
  • A. Boehm
    • 4
  1. 1.Centre des MateriauxMines Paris, Paristech, CNRS UMR 7633Evry CedexFrance
  2. 2.Fraunhofer-InstitutIFAMDresdenGermany
  3. 3.Inco SPMississaugaCanada
  4. 4.Inco GmbHMunichGermany

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