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Effects of Ce concentrations on ignition temperature and surface tension of Mg-9wt.%Al alloy

Deng Zhenghua; Li Huaji; Zhao Wanjun;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2013 Journal: China Foundry (issn: 1672-6421, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Foundry Journal Agency
Abstract
Magnesium alloys are well known for their excellent properties, but the potential issues with oxidation and burning during melting and casting largely limit its industrial applications. The addition of Ce in magnesium alloys can significantly raise ignition-proof performance and change the structure of the oxide film on the surface of the molten metal as well as the surface tension values. Surface tension is an important physical parameter of the metal melts, and it plays an important role in the formation of surface oxide film. In this present work, the ignition temperature and the surface tension of Mg-9wt.%Al alloy with different Ce concentrations were studie...
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free text keywords: magnesium alloy, Ce, surface tension, ignition temperature, Technology, T, Manufactures, TS1-2301
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