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Powder Metallurgy and Metal Ceramics

, Volume 34, Issue 7–8, pp 370–385 | Cite as

Composites for contacts and electrodes (a review)

  • P. V. Minakova
  • M. L. Grekova
  • A. P. Kresanov
  • L. A. Kryachko
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Abstract

The research done on composites of the type of W(Mo)- and Ag(Cu)-based pseudoalloys for electric switchgear contacts (make and break contacts) is reviewed. The ideas of I. N. Frantsevich on composites for electrical uses are shown to have had a great influence on the development of this field in materials sciences and on the work of his pupils and followers. The distinctive features of composites and parts made to satisfy specific requirements for increased adhesiveness and service life and lower consumption of expensive materials are described.

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Service Life Great Influence Distinctive Feature Material Science Specific Requirement 
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  • P. V. Minakova
  • M. L. Grekova
  • A. P. Kresanov
  • L. A. Kryachko

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