SHS-Produced Al–Ti–B Master Alloys: Performance in Commercial Al Alloy

  • H. Pourbagheri
  • H. AghajaniEmail author


Al–Ti–B master alloys (MAs) were SHS-produced from the elements taken in the amounts that would ensure the preparation of final combustion products (MAs) containing about 20, 25, and 30 mol % TiB2. Combustion products and the samples of commercial Al alloy doped with 0.2 wt % combustion-synthesized MAs were characterized by optical microscopy, XRD, SEM, and EDS. The effect of added MAs was explored by optical microscopy using Clemex Vision software to determine the ASTM grain size number (G) and percentage of intermetallic compounds in doped Al alloys. A higher microhardness (97.64 HV 0.05) was observed for the Al specimens doped with MA nominally containing 25 mol % TiB2.


SHS Al–Ti–B master alloy aluminum alloy 


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  1. 1.Materials Engineering DepartmentUniversity of TabrizTabrizIran

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