Russian Journal of Non-Ferrous Metals

, Volume 58, Issue 4, pp 427–433 | Cite as

Ultrasonic effect on the penetration of the metallic melt into submicron particles and their agglomerates

  • O. B. Kudryashova
  • D. G. Eskin
  • A. P. Khrustalyov
  • S. A. Vorozhtsov
Refractory, Ceramic, and Composite Materials


Deagglomeration and wetting of submicron particles in a metal melt under ultrasonic exposure are considered based on the theory of acoustic cavitation and capillary phenomena. Basic dependences linking the exposure time with physicochemical properties of the particles and the melt, as well as with acoustic radiation characteristics, are found. The experimental and calculated times of ultrasonic treatment of the aluminum melt containing submicron aluminum oxide particles are compared, and a satisfactory agreement of results is found.


ultrasonic treatment metal melt nanoparticles impregnation cavitation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. B. Kudryashova
    • 1
  • D. G. Eskin
    • 2
    • 3
  • A. P. Khrustalyov
    • 2
  • S. A. Vorozhtsov
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for Problems of Chemicoenergetical Technologies, Siberian BranchRussian Academy of SciencesBiiskRussia
  2. 2.National Research Tomsk State UniversityTomskRussia
  3. 3.Brunel UniversityUxbridgeUK

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