Advanced Performance Materials

, Volume 2, Issue 3, pp 281–288 | Cite as

Effect of Nb, Mo, V contents on oxidation resistance of Ti3Al based alloys

  • Sun Yufeng
  • Cao Chunxiao
  • Yan Mingao


In the present paper, the effect of the contents of Nb, Mo, V on the oxidation properties (700°C, in air) of Ti3Al based alloys has been studied. It has been shown that the alloys were oxidized rapidly as exposed at 700°C in the air. After 100 h exposure, oxygen-affected alloy surface layer of about 10 μ thickness has been formed on account of the poor protection of the oxide film. An addition of (11–13%)1 Nb enhanced the oxidation resistance. The addition of Mo and V in the Ti3Al−Nb system alloy reduced the oxidation resistance significantly.

Key words

intermetallic compound oxidation resistance Ti3Al 


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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sun Yufeng
    • 1
  • Cao Chunxiao
    • 1
  • Yan Mingao
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Aeronautical MaterialsBeijingP.R. China

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