Microstructural and mechanical properties of gravity-die-cast A356 alloy inoculated with yttrium and Al-Ti-B grain refiner simultaneously

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Y.P. Lim; J.B. Ooi; X. Wang;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Sciendo
  • Journal: Archives of Foundry Engineering (issn: 1897-3310)
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  • Subject: A356 | Al5Ti1B | Yttrium | Grain refinement | Gravity dies casting | XRD | Materials of engineering and construction. Mechanics of materials | TA401-492

In the present work, the effect of inoculating yttrium and Al-5Ti-1B simultaneously on A356 aluminum alloy has been studied. Gravity die casting process is used to cast the ASTM tensile test specimens for analysis. In each experiment, the Ti and B contents were maintain... View more
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