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|Title:||A modified gun technique for melt quenching of reactive alloys|
|Authors:||Rao, V Venkateswara|
|Series/Report no.:||C22C 9/05|
|Abstract:||The conventional gun melt quenching technique was slightly modified to facilitate rapid solidification of highly reactive alloys like Cu-Mg. This involved the use of molten salt flux for melting and quenching the alloy. The cooling rate achieved was estimated to be in the range of 10<sup>5</sup>-10<sup>6 </sup>K/s. A Cu-28 at% Mg alloy was successfully melt-quenched by this method. The melt-quenched foils had a lustrous golden yellow colour. Formation of metastable tetragonal and amorphous phases was determined by XRD and TEM.|
|ISSN:||0975-1017 (Online); 0971-4588 (Print)|
|Appears in Collections:||IJEMS Vol.13(5) [October 2006]|
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