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CHARACTERIZATION OF PRECIPITATES FORMED IN THE ALUMINUM ALLOY WITH ANTIMONY

Authors:

Krzysztof Matuš1

, Klaudiusz Gołombek1, Peter Palček2, Paulina Boryło1

1Institute of Engineering Materials and Biomaterials, Silesian University of Technology, Konarskiego 18A, 44-100 Gliwice, Poland
2Department of Materials Science, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Žilina, Univerzitná 1, Žilina 010 26, Slovak Republic

Received: 23.02.2017.
Accepted: 22.03.2017.
Available: 30.03.2017.

Abstract:

The aim of the article was to identify and characterize the precipitates formed in the aluminum alloys with the addition of antimony. The performed investigation was on the casting aluminium alloy based on ENACAlMg5Si2Mn (ENAC-51500) used in the automotive industry with the addition of antimony in an amount of 0.2 % for the first sample and 1.2 % for the second one. The main research technique was scanning electron microscopy, in order to evaluate the morphology and precipitates in the investigated samples, the backscattered electrons were used. Performed research allowed to determine the effect of the addition of antimony on the morphology of formed precipitates.

Keywords:

Aluminium alloy, Precipitates, SEM, Morphology

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Matuš, K., Gołombek, K., Palček, P., & Boryło, P.  (2017). Characterization of Precipitates Formed in the Aluminum Alloy With Antimony. Applied Engineering Letters, 2(1), 22-26.

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Krzysztof, Klaudiusz Gołombek, Peter Palček, and Paulina Boryło. 2017. “Characterization of Precipitates Formed in the Aluminum Alloy With Antimony.“ Applied Engineering Letters, 2 (1): 22-26.

Matuš, K., Gołombek, K., Palček, P. and Boryło, P. (2017). Characterization of Precipitates Formed in the Aluminum Alloy With Antimony. Applied Engineering Letters, 2(1), pp. 22-26.

CHARACTERIZATION OF PRECIPITATES FORMED IN THE ALUMINUM ALLOY WITH ANTIMONY

Authors:

Krzysztof Matuš1

, Klaudiusz Gołombek1, Peter Palček2, Paulina Boryło1

1Institute of Engineering Materials and Biomaterials, Silesian University of Technology, Konarskiego 18A, 44-100 Gliwice, Poland
2Department of Materials Science, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Žilina, Univerzitná 1, Žilina 010 26, Slovak Republic

Received: 23.02.2017.
Accepted: 22.03.2017.
Available: 30.03.2017.

Abstract:

The aim of the article was to identify and characterize the precipitates formed in the aluminum alloys with the addition of antimony. The performed investigation was on the casting aluminium alloy based on ENACAlMg5Si2Mn (ENAC-51500) used in the automotive industry with the addition of antimony in an amount of 0.2 % for the first sample and 1.2 % for the second one. The main research technique was scanning electron microscopy, in order to evaluate the morphology and precipitates in the investigated samples, the backscattered electrons were used. Performed research allowed to determine the effect of the addition of antimony on the morphology of formed precipitates.

Keywords:

Aluminium alloy, Precipitates, SEM, Morphology

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC 4.0)

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