Metals and Materials International

, Volume 23, Issue 4, pp 625–631 | Cite as

Microstructural control of Ti-Al-Mo-Nb alloy system with respect to variation of B

  • Minseok Kim
  • Kwangsoo Choi
  • Jun Zhu
  • Fan Zhang
  • Youngbuem Song
  • Youngwon Kim
  • Seonghoon YiEmail author
  • Joon Sik ParkEmail author


In the current study, phase stability of Ti-Al-Mo-Nb alloys was investigated, and the effect of B addition was examined for cast alloys. The fabricated cast alloys were mainly composed of α2 / γ lamellar with a β phase, when they were heat treated at 1100 °C followed by air cooling, the alloy was composed of α2 / γ lamellar with γ+β necklace phase at the colony boundary for the Ti-45Al-3Mo-2Nb-1B alloy, and the colony size was refined to ~ 20 μm. In order to identify the effect of the microstructures on mechanical strength, compressive tests were performed on the fabricated alloys of Ti-45Al-3Mo-2Nb and Ti-45Al-3Mo-2Nb-1B at room temperature and at 800 °C. The microstructural variations and phase stability were discussed in terms of pseudo-binary phase diagram calculated by Pandat software™.


alloys casting microstructure scanning electron microscopy (SEM) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Minseok Kim
    • 1
  • Kwangsoo Choi
    • 1
  • Jun Zhu
    • 2
  • Fan Zhang
    • 2
  • Youngbuem Song
    • 3
  • Youngwon Kim
    • 4
  • Seonghoon Yi
    • 5
    Email author
  • Joon Sik Park
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Materials Science and EngineeringHanbat National UniversityDaejeonRepublic of Korea
  2. 2.CompuTerm LCCMiddletonUSA
  3. 3.Agency for Defense DevelopmentDaejeonRepublic of Korea
  4. 4.Gamteck LLCBeavercreekUSA
  5. 5.Department of Materials Science and Metallurgical EngineeringKyungpook National UniversityDaeguRepublic of Korea

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