Kinetics of carbonisation, microstructure and properties of Al-Al<sub>4</sub>C<sub>3</sub> system prepared by mechanical alloying


  • Michal Besterci Institute of Materials Research



aluminium-graphite powder system, mechanical alloying, carbon to Al4C3 transformation, microstructure, mechanical properties


The method of mechanical alloying process is described. Carbon transformation to carbide Al4C3 is characterised within different heat treatment schedules and nine commercial carbon powders are tested. The micromechanism of carbon incorporation into the metallic powder, and the compacting of it are described. The influence of dispersed carbides on mechanical properties is evaluated together with the influence of deformation on microstructure and properties.


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How to Cite

M. Besterci, “Kinetics of carbonisation, microstructure and properties of Al-Al<sub>4</sub>C<sub>3</sub> system prepared by mechanical alloying”, J Met Mater Miner, vol. 16, no. 1, Apr. 2017.



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