Metal Science and Heat Treatment

, Volume 15, Issue 9, pp 773–776 | Cite as

Effect of small boron additions on the properties of Mo-0.2Zr

  • B. A. Klypin
  • N. N. Morgunova
  • R. R. Lastochkin
Refractory Metals and Alloys


Boron inhibits the solution of carbon in molybdenum; the carbon atoms are evidently located only in lattice defects. The presence of clean sections of the solid solution (without carbon) creates favorable conditions for stress relaxation, which lowers the ductile—brittle transition temperature.


Solid Solution Boron Brittle Transition Temperature Carbon Atom 
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  • B. A. Klypin
  • N. N. Morgunova
  • R. R. Lastochkin

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