Russian Metallurgy (Metally)

, Volume 2019, Issue 10, pp 1018–1023 | Cite as

Structure and High-Temperature Mechanical Properties of High-Carbon Niobium-Based Alloys

  • M. I. Karpov
  • D. V. ProkhorovEmail author
  • V. I. Vnukov
  • T. S. Stroganova
  • B. A. Gnesin
  • I. B. Gnesin
  • I. S. Zheltyakova
  • I. L. Svetlov

Abstract—The structure and the mechanical properties of Nb80C20 and Nb40Mo40C20 alloys have been studied at temperatures 20–1500°C. The mechanical properties of the Nb80C20 alloy from room temperature to 1300°C are shown to be slightly lower than those of complex Nb–Si alloys. The short-time and 100-h strengths of the Nb40Mo40C20 alloy at 1500°C are higher than those of Nb–Si alloys. The Nb40Mo40C20 alloys have a low fracture toughness.

Keywords: Nb–C alloys high-temperature strength short-time mechanical properties creep 



This work was performed in the framework of state assignment to the Institute of Solid-State Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the program “Nanostructures: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Fundamentals of Technologies” of the Presidium of Russian Academy of Sciences.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. I. Karpov
    • 1
    • 3
  • D. V. Prokhorov
    • 1
    Email author
  • V. I. Vnukov
    • 1
  • T. S. Stroganova
    • 1
  • B. A. Gnesin
    • 1
  • I. B. Gnesin
    • 1
  • I. S. Zheltyakova
    • 1
  • I. L. Svetlov
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Solid State Physics, Russian Academy of SciencesChernogolovkaRussia
  2. 2.All-Russia Institute of Aviation Materials VIAMMoscowRussia
  3. 3.Togliatti State UniversityTogliattiRussia

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