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Mechanical and Wear Characteristics of ZrSiO4 Reinforced Aluminium Metal Matrix Composite( Vol-4,Issue-3,May 2018 )

Author(s):

Ramesha V, Prasad T B, Vighnesha Nayak, Neelkant V L

Keywords:

MMC, SiC, Zirconium Silicate, Aluminum alloy.

Abstract:

Aluminum metal matrix composites(MMC) are finding applications in aerospace, automobile and general engineering industries owing to their favorable microstructure and improved mechanical behavior. Aluminium alloy Al-17Si and Zirconium Silicate (ZrSiO4) composites were obtained by stir casting technique. Four different weight percent (3, 6, 9 & 12) of reinforcement materials were added to the base alloy. The specimens were prepared as per ASTM standards and tested. Microstructure revealed a uniform distribution of the ZrSiO4 throughout the matrix. Hardness and wear properties of the composite showed an improvement as compared to the alloy without ZrSiO4 additions. The present paper highlights the salient features of casting technique and characterization of aluminum alloy Al-17Si and ZrSiO4 metal matrix composite.

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10.22161/ijcmes.4.3.1

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