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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pdub.t53420087
EISBN: 978-1-62708-310-2
... and scale of eutectic structures, and the competitive growth of dendrites and eutectic colonies or cells. It also examines the different types of precipitation structures that form during slow cooling cycles. aluminum-silicon alloys eutectic systems lead-tin-alloys microstructure precipitation...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240075
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
... diagram can be used to determine three important types of information: the phases that are present, the composition of the phases, and the percentages or fractions of the phases. The chapter then describes the construction of one common type of binary phase diagram i.e., the eutectic alloy system...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.t51140039
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
... aluminum-silicon alloys. aluminum alloy castings dendrite arm spacing eutectic modification grain shape grain size intermetallic phases microstructure phase refinement Microstructural features are products of metal chemistry and solidification conditions. The microstructural features...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ascaam.t59190vii
EISBN: 978-1-62708-296-9
..., hypoeutectic composition range; OEU, hypereutectic composition range; EU; eutectic composition. Source: Ref 5 In the technological conditions, the phase composition of the alloy is strongly determined by kinetic factors and often is specific only for the particular cast part. The useful properties...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170528
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
...) L50810 Bearing metal (0.02% Al, 0.04% Li, 0.7% Ca, 0.2% Na, 0.4% Ba, 98.7% Pb) L50820 Lead-calcium alloys (1.0–6.0% Ca, 94.0–99.0% Pb) L50840, L50850, L50880 Lead-cadmium alloys (UNS L50900–L50999) Lead-cadmium eutectic alloy (17.0% Cd, 83.0% Pb) L50940 Lead-copper alloys (UNS L51100...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170107
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
... Abstract This article discusses the production, properties, and uses of high-alloy white irons. It explains how the composition and melt are controlled to produce a large volume of eutectic carbides, making these irons particularly hard and resistant to wear, and how the metallic matrix...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ascaam.t59190001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-296-9
... Alloy , Scripta Mater. , Vol 61 , 2009 , p 441 – 444 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2009.04.040 41. Shamsuzzoha M. , Hogan L.M. , Smith D.J. , and Deymier P.A. , A Transmission and High-Resolution Electron Microscope Study of Cozonally Twinned Growth of Eutectic Silicon...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060013
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... zone. That is, some alloys have a unique composition with a specific melting point that is lower than the melting points of the two pure metals in the alloy! This type of alloy is referred to as a eutectic alloy (where the term eutectic is taken from the Greek word for “of low melting point...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 December 2020
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.phtbp.t59310331
EISBN: 978-1-62708-326-3
... Abstract Cast irons, like steels, are iron-carbon alloys but with higher carbon levels than steels to take advantage of eutectic solidification in the binary iron-carbon system. Like steel, heat treatment of cast iron includes stress relieving, annealing, normalizing, through hardening...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1984
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mpp.t67850001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-260-0
.... Figure 1-3 shows the macrostructure of a directionally solidified nickel-base eutectic alloy in several product forms. Figure 1-3 Macrostructure of directionally solidified nickel-base eutectic alloy (etchant, solution of 1 mL H 2 O 2 and 99 mL HCl). (Courtesy of W. Yankausas, TRW, Inc...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060247
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... special cast iron white cast iron CAST IRONS, like steels, are iron-carbon alloys. The difference is that cast irons typically possess higher carbon levels than steels, so that cast irons can take advantage of eutectic solidification in the binary iron-carbon system ( Fig. 10.1 ). The term eutectic...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240597
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
... precious metals that, in addition to being measures of wealth, have important industrial applications. Finally, the fusible alloys are a group of over 100 alloys that have melting points lower than that of lead-tin eutectic solder. References 1. Fusible Alloys...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.msisep.t59220583
EISBN: 978-1-62708-259-4
... compacted graphite iron ductile cast iron gray cast iron malleable cast iron microstructure mottled cast iron white cast iron Cast irons are iron-based alloys with chemical compositions close to that of the eutectic point in the iron-carbon phase diagram (see Fig. 17.1 ). The classical...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfub.t53740047
EISBN: 978-1-62708-308-9
... diagram. A simplified phase diagram for a binary eutectic alloy system is shown in Fig. 5 . The temperature at which solidification begins is called the liquidus temperature, and the temperature at which it ends in equilibrium solidification is called the solidus. This range in between the liquidus...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240487
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
... is extremely important in the production and processing of aluminum alloys. Important microstructural features include constituent particles and dispersoids. Constituent particles are coarse intermetallic compounds that form by eutectic decomposition during ingot solidification. Some are soluble, while others...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060085
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... are made in a variety of ways, so that the resulting part will possess the correct shape and dimensions required for the finished form. Many foundry alloys have compositions that are based on eutectic compositions (see Chapter 2, “Structure of Metals and Alloys,” in this book) that possess a lower...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170520
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
... ( Fig. 1 ). The zinc-aluminum eutectic forms at about 5% Al. This eutectic alloy is extremely brittle and must be avoided. Fig. 1 The effect of high aluminum content on the impact strength of Alloy 3 (see Table 1 ). Source: Ref 2 Magnesium content must be carefully maintained within...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170351
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
... in most wrought alloys. Silicon is the alloying element that literally makes the commercial viability of the high-volume aluminum casting industry possible. Silicon contents from ~4% to the eutectic level of ~12% reduce scrap losses, permit production of much more intricate designs with greater variations...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pdub.t53420239
EISBN: 978-1-62708-310-2
... be similarly used to investigate all other types of phase boundaries. Fig. 12.4 Ideal freezing curve of a solid-solution alloy. Source: Ref 12.3 as published in Ref 12.1 Fig. 12.5 Ideal freezing curves of (1) a hypoeutectic alloy, (2) a eutectic alloy, and (3) a hypereutectic alloy...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ascaam.t59190089
EISBN: 978-1-62708-296-9
..., before and after modification. The chapter also provides composition data and includes callouts identifying various phase constituents in the interdendritic eutectic microstructure. cast aluminum-silicon alloys microstructure phase constituents MICROSTRUCTURE IMAGES represent...