Accession Number : ADA181056

Title :   Plasma Joining of Metal Matrix Composites.

Descriptive Note : Interim technical rept. Aug-Sep 86,

Corporate Author : MSNW INC SAN MARCOS CA

Personal Author(s) : Reynolds,G H ; Yang,L

PDF Url : ADA181056

Report Date : Mar 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : Optical metallographic examinations of weld metal and heat affected zone microstructures of butt welds produced in 6061 Al-30% SiC sub p composite plates using the low pressure, transferred arc plasma welding process with composite powder filler metals are described. Keywords: Composite materials; Joining; Plasma processing; Thermochemistry.

Descriptors :   *METAL MATRIX COMPOSITES, BUTT WELDING, FILLERS, POWDER METALS, PLASMAS(PHYSICS), WELD METAL, COMPOSITE MATERIALS, LOW PRESSURE, JOINING, THERMOCHEMISTRY, MICROSTRUCTURE

Subject Categories : Laminates and Composite Materials

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE