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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14a.a0004002
EISBN: 978-1-62708-185-6
... Abstract Discontinuously reinforced aluminum (DRA) alloy metal-matrix composites (MMCs) represent an advanced aluminum materials concept whereby ceramic particles, or whiskers, are added to aluminum-base alloys through the use of either ingot-melting or casting and/or powder-metallurgy (P/M...
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Published: 01 December 2008
Fig. 25 Discontinuously reinforced aluminum metal-matrix composites. (a) Multi-inlet SiC p -Al truss node. (b) Gr p -Al composite components for electronic packaging applications More
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02a.a0006488
EISBN: 978-1-62708-207-5
... infiltration. It reviews the powder metallurgy processing of aluminum MMCs and deformation processing of discontinuously reinforced aluminum composites. The article concludes with a discussion on the processing of fiber-reinforced aluminum. aluminum-matrix composites stir casting deformation...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06.a0001421
EISBN: 978-1-62708-173-3
... used reinforcement materials in discontinuously reinforced aluminum (DRA) composites are silicon carbide (SiC) and aluminum oxide (Al 2 O 3 ). Consequently, this article focuses on composites that incorporate these specific materials. A review of Al-MMC joining technology up to 1975 is provided in Ref...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003163
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
..., such as the aluminides of titanium, nickel, and iron, are also under development. Reinforcements, characterized as either continuous or discontinuous, may constitute from 10 to 70 vol% of the composite. Continuous fiber or filament (f) reinforcements include graphite, silicon carbide (SiC), boron, aluminum oxide (Al 2 O...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 19
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v19.a0002414
EISBN: 978-1-62708-193-1
... Abstract This article reviews the tensile properties and toughness characteristics of discontinuously reinforced aluminum (DRA) composites in terms of particle spacing, particle size, volume fraction, matrix alloy, and matrix microstructure. Both fracture toughness data and impact toughness...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003420
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... magnesium, copper, and superalloy MMCs. metal-matrix composites high-pressure die casting pressure infiltration casting liquid metal infiltration spray deposition powder metallurgy continuous fiber-reinforced aluminum composite discontinuously reinforced titanium composites continuous fiber...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001101
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
... an overview of the status of MMCs, and provides information on physical and mechanical properties, processing methods, distinctive features, and various types of continuously and discontinuously reinforced aluminum, magnesium, titanium, copper, superalloy, and intermetallic-matrix composites. It further...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003448
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... Abstract Metal-matrix composites (MMCs) are used in structural applications, and in applications requiring wear resistance, thermal management, and weight savings. This article summarizes the mechanical and thermal properties of discontinuously reinforced aluminum MMCs, laminated metallic...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003480
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... true for silicon carbide particle-reinforced aluminum (often called Al/SiC in the electronic packaging industry and discontinuously reinforced aluminum, or DRA, in the aerospace industry), which is one of the most important of the new composite packaging materials. In the following sections...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003358
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... reinforced metal-matrix composites physical properties particle shape particle morphology aerospace structures silicon carbide boron carbide aluminum alloy matrix DISCONTINUOUSLY REINFORCED METAL-MATRIX COMPOSITES (DRMMCs) are commonly used today in many aerospace and industrial applications...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003472
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... Abstract This article focuses on the techniques used in recycling of aluminum metal matrix composites (MMCs) such as discontinuous SiC reinforced aluminum MMCs and continuous reinforced aluminum MMCs. It provides a discussion on the properties of recycled aluminum MMCs and disposal of aluminum...
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Published: 01 January 1990
Fig. 1 Cross sections of typical fiber-reinforced MMCs. (a) Continuous-fiber-reinforced boron/aluminum composite. Shown here are 142 μm diam boron filaments coated with B 4 C in a 6061 aluminum alloy matrix. (b) Discontinuous graphite/aluminum composite. Cross section shows 10 μm diam chopped More
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Published: 01 January 1989
Fig. 1 Cross sections of typical fiber-reinforced MMCs. (a) Continuous fiber reinforced graphite/aluminum composites. (b) Discontinuous silicon carbide/aluminum composite. (c) Continuous-fiber silicon carbide/aluminum composite More
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Published: 01 January 2001
) A fluid manifold end gland currently used in F-18 E/F aircraft as part of the subsystem that controls the rudder and aileron. The material is a powder metallurgy discontinuously reinforced aluminum, 2009/SiC/15p. Dimensions for the end gland are provided in the text. Courtesy of DWA Aluminum Composites More
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003350
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... applications of discontinuously reinforced aluminum (DRA), which are described in some detail in the article “Aeronautical Applications of Metal-Matrix Composites” in this Volume. In addition to these dramatic successes, new MMC insertions in the ground transportation, industrial, and thermal management...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003371
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... of the ventral fin has been increased significantly by the use of discontinuously reinforced aluminum (DRA). The role of matrix properties becomes more important in discontinuously reinforced composites compared to the continuous composite, due to a difference in the strengthening mechanisms for both...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003031
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... Abstract This article discusses the types, properties, and uses of continuous-fiber-reinforced composites, including glass, carbon, aramid, boron, continuous silicon carbide, and aluminum oxide fiber composites. While polyester and vinyl ester resins are the most used matrix materials...
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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005339
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
...). (a) Before integration in the HST. (The ruler is 12 cm, or 5 in., long.) (b) On the HST as it is deployed in low-Earth orbit from the space shuttle Orbiter Fig. 25 Discontinuously reinforced aluminum metal-matrix composites. (a) Multi-inlet SiC p -Al truss node. (b) Gr p -Al composite components...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003485
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... helicopter rotor application. (a) Rotor blade sleeve. The part is made of forged 2009/SiC/15p discontinuously reinforced aluminum (DRA). The scale below the part is 30 cm long. (b) Rotor assembly showing the DRA blade sleeves. Photos courtesy of DWA Aluminum Composites, Inc. Forged 2009/SiC/15p-T4 DRA...