Fabrication and Evaluation of Aluminum Hybrid Metal Matrix Composite via Powder Metallurgy Approach

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A.K. Sethi

A Nirala

Om Vikash

Prateek Kumar

Nitesh Pandey

  1. Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering, Galgotias College of Engineering & Technology Greater Noida Uttar Pradesh India
  2. Assistant Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering, Galgotias College of Engineering & Technology Greater Noida Uttar Pradesh India
  3. Research Scholar Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen Germany India
  4. Student Department of Mechanical Engineering, Galgotias College of Engineering & Technology Greater Noida Uttar Pradesh India
  5. Student Department of Mechanical Engineering, Galgotias College of Engineering & Technology Greater Noida Uttar Pradesh India

Abstract

The growing demand for lightweight materials in modern automotive industries has spurred the development of Aluminum-based metal matrix composites (AMMC). Utilizing the powder metal-lurgy method for fabrication offers a cost-effective alternative to other methods. Composites of Al6061 with varying compositions of 6–18 wt% SiC (8 microns) and 6–18 wt% B4C (10 mi-crons) were prepared to assess their physical and mechanical properties. Scanning Electron Mi-croscope analysis revealed uniform dispersion of SiC and B4C particles within the matrix struc-ture. The study investigated the enhancement in hardness and tensile properties of aluminum metal matrix composite. The influence of SiC and B4C wt% in AMMC was examined, indicating variations in density, hardness, tensile rupture strength, and tensile strength with varying compo-sitions of SiC and B4C in the composite.

Keywords: Al6061 alloy; SiC; B4C; Powder Metallurgy; Scanning Electron Microscope

How to cite this article: A.K. Sethi, A Nirala, Om Vikash, Prateek Kumar, Nitesh Pandey. Fabrication and Evaluation of Aluminum Hybrid Metal Matrix Composite via Powder Metallurgy Approach. Journal of Polymer and Composites. 2024; ():-.
How to cite this URL: A.K. Sethi, A Nirala, Om Vikash, Prateek Kumar, Nitesh Pandey. Fabrication and Evaluation of Aluminum Hybrid Metal Matrix Composite via Powder Metallurgy Approach. Journal of Polymer and Composites. 2024; ():-. Available from: https://journals.stmjournals.com/jopc/article=2024/view=146402

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Received February 27, 2024
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Published May 17, 2024