Accession Number : AD0282362

Title :   RAPID QUENCHING OF LIQUID ALLOYS

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA INST OF TECH PASADENA W M KECK LAB OF ENGINEERING MATERIALS

Personal Author(s) : DUWEZ,POL ; WILLENS,R.H.

Report Date : JUL 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : A technique is described by which metastable alloy phases can be obtained by very rapid cooling from the liquid state. The results obtained so far have lead to extension of solubility limits beyond their equilibrium values, new phases not found under equilibrium conditions, and amorphous alloys. (Author)

Descriptors :   *ALLOYS, *LIQUID METALS, CHROMIUM, COOLING, CRYSTAL STRUCTURE, DESIGN, EJECTION, FOILS(MATERIALS), MELTING, PHASE STUDIES, PRESSURE, SHOCK TUBES

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE