Ti3SiC2/TiC composites prepared by PDS

S. Konoplyuk, T. Abe, T. Uchimoto, T. Takagi

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Abstract

Synthesis of composite materials with improved mechanical properties is considered. Pulse discharge sintering (PDS) technique was utilized for consolidation and synthesis of double phase Ti3SiC2/TiC composites from the initial powders TiH2/SiC/TiC. Scanning electron microscopy with energy-dispersive spectrometry (SEM with EDS) and X-ray diffractometry (XRD) were exploited for the analysis of the microstructure and composition of the sintered specimens. Mechanical tests showed high bending and compression strength and low Vickers hardness of Ti3SiC 2-rich specimens. The reasons of this behaviour are in the features of the textured microstructure of Ti3SiC2 phase.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3409-3413
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Materials Science
Volume40
Issue number13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Jul

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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