Russian Metallurgy (Metally)

, Volume 2018, Issue 8, pp 733–736 | Cite as

Evolution of Phase Formation during the Aluminothermic Reduction of Titanium and Zirconium from Oxides

  • L. B. Vedmid’Email author
  • S. A. Krasikov
  • E. M. Zhilina
  • E. V. Nikitina
  • I. V. Evdokimova
  • A. G. Merkushev


The sequence of formation of intermetallic compounds in the Al–ZrO2 and Al–TiO2 systems is determined by theoretical and experimental modeling of the aluminothermic reduction of titanium and zirconium from their dioxides. The reduction proceeds via the formation of monoxides of these metals.


phase formation aluminothermic reduction intermetallic compounds 



The experimental studies were carried out on the equipment of the Center for Collective Use URAL-M of the Institute of Metallurgy, Ural Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences.

This work was supported by the federal target program “Investigation and Developments on Priority Trends of the Scientific Technological Complex of Russia for 2014–2020” (agreement no. 14.578.21.0200, theme “Development of Technology of the Production of Ceramic Units and Details by Selective Laser Smelting Using Innovative Methods for Diagnostics of the Processes and Produced Units,” unique identifier PNIER RFMEFI57816X0200).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. B. Vedmid’
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • S. A. Krasikov
    • 1
  • E. M. Zhilina
    • 1
  • E. V. Nikitina
    • 2
    • 3
  • I. V. Evdokimova
    • 2
  • A. G. Merkushev
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Metallurgy, Ural Branch, Russian Academy of SciencesYekaterinburgRussia
  2. 2.Ural Federal UniversityYekaterinburgRussia
  3. 3.Institute of High-Temperature Electrochemistry, Ural Branch, Russian Academy of SciencesYekaterinburgRussia

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