Powder Metallurgy and Metal Ceramics

, Volume 57, Issue 7–8, pp 384–390 | Cite as

The Effect of Magnesium Additives on Aluminum-Based Composites Structure

  • O. SahinEmail author
  • V. Erturun

The structure of Al-based composite materials obtained by low-energy grinding in a vibratory mill, pressing and sintering in a protecting gas atmosphere was studied with scanning electron microscopy and X-ray phase analysis, depending on the amount of magnesium additives. It is established that the grain size of the matrix decreases as the crystal size reduction with an increase in the magnesium content in the material.


mechanical alloying powder processing microstructure 



The authors would like to thank the Erciyes University Scientific Research Unit for supporting this work (Project No: FYL-2015-6067).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Erciyes University, Department of Airframes and Power PlantsKayseriTurkey

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