Skip to Main Content
ASM Handbook

Alloy Phase Diagrams

Edited by
H. Okamoto
H. Okamoto
Search for other works by this author on:
M.E. Schlesinger
M.E. Schlesinger
Search for other works by this author on:
E.M. Mueller
E.M. Mueller
Search for other works by this author on:
ASM International
Volume
3
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-163-4
Publication date:
2016
Book Chapter

Peritectic Alloy Systems[1]

Published:
2016
Page range:
52 - 57
Publication history
July 07, 2015

Abstract

Similar to the eutectic group of invariant transformations is a group of peritectic reactions, in which a liquid and solid phase decomposes into a solid phase on cooling through the peritectic isotherm. This article describes the equilibrium freezing and nonequilibrium freezing of peritectic alloys. It informs that peritectic reactions or transformations are very common in the solidification of metals. The article discusses the formation of peritectic structures that can occur by three mechanisms: peritectic reaction, peritectic transformation, and direct precipitation of beta from the melt. It provides a discussion on the peritectic structures in iron-base alloys and concludes with information on multicomponent systems.

You do not currently have access to this content.
Don't already have an account? Register

2016. "Peritectic Alloy Systems", Alloy Phase Diagrams, H. Okamoto, M.E. Schlesinger, E.M. Mueller

Download citation file:


×
Close Modal
This Feature Is Available To Subscribers Only

Sign In or Create an Account

Close Modal
Close Modal