Self-propagating high-temperature synthesis (SHS) of rotator mixed and mechanically alloyed Ni/Al powder compacts
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A significant amount of work has been published on the combustion synthesis of nickel aluminides including thermal explosion and SHS type of ignition, [ 1, 2, 3, 4]. In the SHS of nickel aluminides, nickel and aluminum powders are mixed in the desired composition and pressed into a compact, which is then ignited at one end, usually with the aid of a tungsten-heating coil (Fig. 1). An exothermic reaction proceeds converting the nickel and aluminum powders into the desired intermetallic compound, and raises the compact temperature to the maximum combustion temperature.
KeywordsMechanical Alloy Elemental Powder Nickel Aluminides Zinc Stearate Mechanical Alloy Powder
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