Skip to Main Content

Abstract

The most common aluminum alloy systems are aluminum-silicon, aluminum-copper, and aluminum-magnesium. This article focuses on the grain structure, eutectic microstructure, and dendritic microstructure of these systems. It provides information on microsegregation and its problems in casting of alloys. The article also illustrates the casting defects such as macroporosity, microshrinkage, and surface defects, associated with the alloys.

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

Doru M. Stefanescu, Roxana Ruxanda, 2004. "Solidification Structures of Aluminum Alloys", Metallography and Microstructures, George F. Vander Voort

Download citation file:


Close
Close Modal
This Feature Is Available To Subscribers Only

Sign In or Create an Account

Close Modal
Close Modal