Mechanical Characteristics of Cast Ti Fiber-Reinforced Mg Composite
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Tensile strength and elongation of cast magnesium reinforced with titanium fiber were measured by tensile test. The pull-out test of a titanium rod partially embedded in a magnesium matrix was performed to evaluate interfacial bonding strength between magnesium and titanium. It was found that when the fiber volume fraction was changed from 1% to 14%, the tensile strength was improved with increase of volume fraction, while the improvement of elongation tended to be restrained beyond the volume fraction of 10%. The interfacial strength was revealed to be strong, and this was substantiated by the scanning electron microscopy showing an excellent wettability between the titanium fiber and the magnesium matrix.
- Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University 25(2), 1-8, 1991-03-28
Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University