Effect of process parameter on the combustion temperature of laser-induced self-propagating high-temperature synthesized Al/TiC composites

Yuxin Li, Jiandong Hu, Yuhua Liu, Zuoxing Guo, Sebastiano Tosto

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Ignition phenomena in self-propagating high-temperature synthesis (SHS) of Al-C-Ti system were studied. The experiments were performed in quasi-adiabatic conditions. A CO2laser was used as external energy source and was set to the influence of Al content, laser power and particle sizes of powder on the ignition behavior. The results showed the combustion temperature depended strongly on Al content, laser power and particle sizes of Ti and C; but the particle size of Al had little effect on combustion temperature, at the same time, the effect of Al content on adiabatic combustion temperature, Tad, was calculated. According to the calculation result, adiabatic temperature decreased with the increasing of Al content. © 2008 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2564 - 2569
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Materials Processing Technology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2009
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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