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Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 13, Issue 8, pp 1647–1657 | Cite as

Microstructural characterization of cast nickel aluminium bronze

  • E. A. Culpan
  • G. Rose
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Abstract

The morphology and chemical analysis of the complex phases present in cast nickel aluminium bronze, of nominal composition 10% aluminium, 5% nickel and 5% iron, have been investigated using optical and electron microscopy techniques and energy dispersive analysis. It has been shown that α, β and four forms of κ can exist in the ascast microstructure of this alloy. Heat treatment can lead to the precipitation of a further κ phase which differs in morphology and chemical composition to those present in ascast structures.

Keywords

Iron Polymer Precipitation Aluminium Microstructure 
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© Chapman and Hall Ltd. 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. A. Culpan
    • 1
  • G. Rose
    • 1
  1. 1.Admiralty Underwater Weapons EstablishmentPortlandUK

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