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On the role of copper and cooling rates on the microstructure, defect formations and mechanical properties of Al-Si-Mg alloys
Jönköping University, School of Engineering, JTH. Research area Materials and manufacturing – Casting.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-6481-5530
Jönköping University, School of Engineering, JTH. Research area Materials and manufacturing – Casting.
Jönköping University, School of Engineering, JTH. Research area Materials and manufacturing – Casting.
2013 (English)In: Materials Sciences and Applications, ISSN 2153-117X, E-ISSN 2153-1188, Vol. 4, no 3, p. 171-178Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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This paper aims to assess the role of Cu on Al-Si-Mg alloys, in a range of 0 - 5 wt%, qualitatively on microstructure, defect formation, in terms of porosity, and strength in the as-cast conditions. The ternary system of Al-Si-Mg, using the A356 alloy as a base material, were cast using the gradient solidification technique; applying three different solidification rates to produce directional solidified samples with a variety of microstructure coarsenesses. Microstructural observations reveal that as the Cu levels in the alloys are increased, the amounts of intermetallic compounds as well as the Cu concentration in the α-Al matrix are increased. Furthermore, the level of porosity is unaffected and the tensile strength is improved at the expense of ductility.

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2013. Vol. 4, no 3, p. 171-178
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Aluminium-Silicon Alloys, Microstructure, Mechanical Properties, Gradient Solidification
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Metallurgy and Metallic Materials
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-20207DOI: 10.4236/msa.2013.43020OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hj-20207DiVA, id: diva2:584552
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Knowledge FoundationAvailable from: 2013-01-09 Created: 2013-01-09 Last updated: 2017-12-06Bibliographically approved

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