Applied Composite Materials

, Volume 1, Issue 6, pp 449–463 | Cite as

Erosion of reinforcement particles in SiC/aluminum composites

  • G. Carotenuto
  • G. Arpaia
  • L. Nicolais


The granulometrical and morphological variations of eroded reinforcement particles during annealing for different times at several temperatures have been studied for SiC-pure Al system. The changes produced have been analysed by scanning electron microscope (SEM) after particle extraction.

Key words

SiC-pure Al composites Erosion Interfacial reaction SEM analysis Granulometrical analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Carotenuto
    • 1
  • G. Arpaia
    • 1
  • L. Nicolais
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Materials and Production EngineeringUniversity of NaplesNaplesItaly

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