Metal Science and Heat Treatment

, Volume 35, Issue 12, pp 673–676 | Cite as

Solubility of yttrium in copper and its effect on the properties of leaded brasses

  • T. U. Duisemaliev
  • U. K. Duisemaliev
Nonferrous Metals and Alloys

Conclusions

  1. 1.

    Additions of 0.02–0.1% yttrium enhance the plasticity of copper and its alloys.

     
  2. 2.

    The solubility of yttrium in copper is less than 0.05% at 20°C.

     
  3. 3.

    When yttrium is added the zone of cold deformability of LS74-3 alloy and the zone of hot working of LS59-1 alloy expand; this can be exploited to speed up the pressure shaping technology and increasing the satisfactory output in the production of leaded brasses.

     

Keywords

Copper Yttrium Satisfactory Output Pressure Shaping Cold Deformability 

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References

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    U. K. Duisemaliev and É. V. Kulmanen, "Phase equilibria in the copper—yttrium system from the copper-rich side", Tsvet. Metall., No. 3, 117–120 (1988).Google Scholar
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    V. F. Terekhova and E. M. Savitskii, Yttrium [in Russian], Nauka, Moscow (1967).Google Scholar
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    Copper-Based Alloys, Inventor's Certificate 492578 SSSR IPC S 22 2 9/04.Google Scholar

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1994

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  • T. U. Duisemaliev
  • U. K. Duisemaliev

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