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Metallurgical Transactions A

, Volume 24, Issue 1, pp 35–42 | Cite as

Strength and electrical conductivity of deformation-processed Cu-15 Vol Pct Fe alloys produced by powder metallurgy techniques

  • G. A. Jerman
  • I. E. Anderson
  • J. D. Verhoeven
Symposium on High Performance Copper-Base Materials

Abstract

Powder metallurgical techniques have been employed to prepare the precursor billets in the preparation of Cu-15 vol pct Fe alloys by deformation processing. It has been demonstrated that by (1) using high-purity gas-atomized Cu powders blended with commercial high-purity Fe powders and (2) controlling the time/temperature processing conditions within specific limits, it is possible to produce Cu-Fe deformation-processed alloys with strength/conductivity properties matching those of Cu-Nb, Cu-Ta, and Cu-Cr alloys. These properties are significantly superior to the best commercial alloys.

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Metallurgical Transaction Deformation Strain International Anneal Copper Standard Final Consolidation Filament Coarsening 
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© The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, and ASM International 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. A. Jerman
    • 1
  • I. E. Anderson
    • 2
  • J. D. Verhoeven
    • 2
  1. 1.NASA, Marshall Space Flight CenterAL
  2. 2.Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Ames LaboratoryIowa State UniversityAmes

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