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Title: Microstructure and phase relations in a powder-processed Ti-22Al-12Nb alloy

Abstract

A systematic investigation was undertaken to compare the effect of processing on the phase relations and microstructure of 66Ti-22Al-12Nb (in at. pct) alloy. The alloy was processed by three different routes: (1) cold pressing (CP) followed by reaction sintering; (2) CP followed by hot pressing (HP) followed by sintering; and (3) arc melting (AM), hydride-dehydride processing to make the alloy powder followed by cold isostatic pressing and then sintering. The samples were analyzed by X-ray diffraction (XRD); optical microscopy, scanning electron microscopy-energy dispersive spectroscopy (SEM-EDS), and electron microprobe analysis (EPMA). The analyses showed that all the processing methods have resulted in the same phases, but the AM route resulted in an equiaxed microstructure, whereas the other two methods resulted in a lamellar microstructure. This refinement in microstructure was attributed to the hydride-dehydride processing step of the AM route.

Authors:
;  [1]
  1. Univ. of Nevada, Reno, NV (United States). Dept. of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
250736
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Metallurgical Transactions, A
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 27; Journal Issue: 4; Other Information: PBD: Apr 1996
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS; TITANIUM ALLOYS; FABRICATION; MICROSTRUCTURE; PHASE STUDIES; ALUMINIUM ALLOYS; NIOBIUM ALLOYS; AEROSPACE INDUSTRY; MATERIALS; POWDERS; COLD PRESSING; SINTERING; HOT PRESSING; INTERMETALLIC COMPOUNDS; X-RAY DIFFRACTION; OPTICAL MICROSCOPY; SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY; X-RAY SPECTROSCOPY; ELECTRON MICROPROBE ANALYSIS

Citation Formats

Kumar, S G, and Reddy, R G. Microstructure and phase relations in a powder-processed Ti-22Al-12Nb alloy. United States: N. p., 1996. Web.
Kumar, S G, & Reddy, R G. Microstructure and phase relations in a powder-processed Ti-22Al-12Nb alloy. United States.
Kumar, S G, and Reddy, R G. Mon . "Microstructure and phase relations in a powder-processed Ti-22Al-12Nb alloy". United States.
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abstractNote = {A systematic investigation was undertaken to compare the effect of processing on the phase relations and microstructure of 66Ti-22Al-12Nb (in at. pct) alloy. The alloy was processed by three different routes: (1) cold pressing (CP) followed by reaction sintering; (2) CP followed by hot pressing (HP) followed by sintering; and (3) arc melting (AM), hydride-dehydride processing to make the alloy powder followed by cold isostatic pressing and then sintering. The samples were analyzed by X-ray diffraction (XRD); optical microscopy, scanning electron microscopy-energy dispersive spectroscopy (SEM-EDS), and electron microprobe analysis (EPMA). The analyses showed that all the processing methods have resulted in the same phases, but the AM route resulted in an equiaxed microstructure, whereas the other two methods resulted in a lamellar microstructure. This refinement in microstructure was attributed to the hydride-dehydride processing step of the AM route.},
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journal = {Metallurgical Transactions, A},
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