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Title: Solidification characteristic of Metal Matrix composite produced by sand casting
Authors: N., Fatchurrohman
S., Sulaiman
M. K. A., Ariffin
A. A., Faieza
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Keywords: Metal matrix composite (MMC);Sand casting;Solidification characteristic;Hardness;Composites;Silicon alloys
Issue Date: 1-Dec-2009
Publisher: Universiti Malaysia Perlis
Citation: p.1-5
Series/Report no.: Proceedings of the Malaysian Metallurgical Conference '09 (MMC'09)
Abstract: Solidification characteristic of metal matrix composite (MMC) consisted of titanium carbide particulates reinforced aluminium-11.8% silicon alloy matrix is investigated. Sand casting is used as the production method to produce the specimens. Thermal measurements during the casting process are captured and solidification graphs are plotted to represent the solidification characteristic. The result shows that as volume fraction of particulates reinforcement is increased, solidification time is faster. Particulates reinforcement promotes solidification which will support finer grain size of the casting specimen. Hardness test is performed and confirmed that hardness number increased as more particulates are added to the MMC system.
Description: Organized by School of Materials Engineering & Sustainable Engineering Research Cluster, 1st - 2nd December 2009 at Putra Brasmana Hotel, Kuala Perlis, Perlis.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/7513
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