The Effect of Ternary Elements on the Physical Properties of Air-Atomized 85/15 Copper-Zinc Powders and Green and Sintered Compacts

  • E. Fetz
  • R. L. Cavanagh


The literature reports many investigations which show how different powder-manufacturing techniques may affect more or less profoundly the characteristics of a metal powder and the physical properties of sintered bodies made from such powders of different origin. The following investigation pertains to powders produced by one and the same process, i.e., air-atomization and discloses how relatively small variations in the alloy composition itself may completely change the physical properties of such air-atomized powders and of green and sintered compacts made therefrom.


Compressive Strength Apparent Density Green Compact Indentation Hardness Sintered Body 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Fetz
    • 1
  • R. L. Cavanagh
    • 1
  1. 1.Ontario Research FoundationTorontoCanada

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