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Interfacial reactions in titanium-matrix composites

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Abstract

A study of the interfacial reaction characteristics of SiC fiber-reinforced titanium aluminide and disordered titanium alloy composites has determined that the matrix alloy compositions affect the microstructure and the distribution of the reaction products, as well as the growth kinetics of the reaction zones. The interfacial reaction products in the ordered titanium aluminide composite are more complicated than those in the disordered titanium-alloy composite. The activation energy of the interfacial reaction in the ordered titanium aluminide composite is also higher than that in the disordered titanium alloy composite. Designing an optimum interface is necessary to enhance the reliability and service life at elevated temperatures.

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Yang, J.-., Jeng, S.M. Interfacial reactions in titanium-matrix composites. JOM 41, 56–59 (1989). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03220385

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Keywords

  • Titanium Alloy
  • Reaction Zone
  • Interfacial Reaction
  • TiAl3
  • Titanium Aluminide