Vacuum brazing of TiAl-based alloy using Ti-Zr-Fe filler metal

  • Yong-Lai Shang
  • Hai-Shui Ren
  • Yong-Juan Jing
  • Hua-Ping XiongEmail author
  • Bo Chen
Research Paper


A Ti-Zr-Fe brazing alloy was designed and fabricated into foils by rapid solidification technique for joining of TiAl-based alloy. The phase characteristics of typical joint interface microstructure were analyzed, and the influence of process parameters on the interfacial microstructure and mechanical properties was discussed. The results showed that the joint interface consists of Ti2Al, Ti3Al (Zr, Fe), Ti-based solid solution, and (Ti, Zr)2Fe phase enriched with 10.0~15.0 at.% Al. Under the brazing condition of 1283 K/10 min, the joints exhibited a shear strength of 221.3 MPa. The joint showed a brittle fracture and the fracture propagated through the entire brazing seam.


TiAl-based alloy Ti-Zr-Fe filler metal Braze Microstructure Shear strength 


Funding information

This research work was sponsored by National Natural Science Foundation of China (Contract Nos. 51705489 and 51804286). We also would like to thank the Preliminary Research Project (Grant JCKY2016220C003).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yong-Lai Shang
    • 1
  • Hai-Shui Ren
    • 1
  • Yong-Juan Jing
    • 1
  • Hua-Ping Xiong
    • 1
    Email author
  • Bo Chen
    • 1
  1. 1.Welding and Plastic Forming DivisionBeijing Institute of Aeronautical MaterialsBeijingPeople’s Republic of China

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