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Defect generation during solidification of aluminium foams
, Garcia-Moreno F., Banhart J.
Published in Elsevier BV
Volume: 63
Issue: 2
Pages: 235 - 238

The reason for the frequent occurrence of cell wall defects in metal foams was investigated. Aluminium foams often expand during solidification, a process which is referred as solidification expansion (SE). The effect of SE on the structure of aluminium foams was studied in situ by X-ray radioscopy and ex situ by X-ray tomography. A direct correlation between the magnitude of SE and the number of cell wall ruptures during SE and finally the number of defects in the solidified foams was found.

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JournalData powered by TypesetScripta Materialia
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