Metal Science and Heat Treatment

, Volume 18, Issue 2, pp 154–156 | Cite as

Metallographic study of decomposition of the solid solution in aluminum alloys

  • V. K. Afanas'ev
Nonferrous Metals and Alloys


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    During decomposition of the supersaturated solid solution in binary Al−Mg alloys the microstructure changes in three stages: 1) appearance of boundaries of dendritic cells; 2) decomposition in grain boundaries and in β phase sites; 3) decomposition between β phase sites.

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    Increasing the magnesium concentration lowers the temperature at which the cellular structure appears.



Aluminum Microstructure Magnesium Solid Solution Dendritic Cell 
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Literature cited

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    V. K. Afanas'ev and É. L. Dmitrievtseva, "Effect of beryllium additions on microstructure and fracture of Al−Mg alloys," Izv. Vyssh. Uchebn. Zaved., Tsvetnaya Metallurgiya, No. 5, 121 (1972).Google Scholar
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