Improving the casting properties of high-strength aluminium alloys:

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Ekrt, Ondřej; Šerák, Jan; Vojtěch, Dalibor;
  • Publisher: Inštitut za kovinske materiale in tehnologije

Al-Zn-Mg-Cu alloys are examples of high-strength alloys. After age-hardening they often possess tensile strengths of more than 500 MPa. However, their casting properties are relatively poor as a result of solidification intervals that are too wide. Therefore, they often... View more
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