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J. Phys. IV France
Volume 01, Numéro C4, Novembre 1991
EUROPEAN SYMPOSIUM ON MARTENSITIC TRANSFORMATION AND SHAPE MEMORY PROPERTIES
Page(s) C4-163 - C4-168
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/jp4:1991425
EUROPEAN SYMPOSIUM ON MARTENSITIC TRANSFORMATION AND SHAPE MEMORY PROPERTIES

J. Phys. IV France 01 (1991) C4-163-C4-168

DOI: 10.1051/jp4:1991425

ASSESSMENT OF THE DURATION OF TIME REQUIRED FOR CONVENTIONAL Ti-Ni SINTERING

N. ZHANG1, P. BABAYAN KHOSROVABADI2, J.H. LINDENHOVIUS2 and B.H. KOLSTER2

1  S.G.M. P.O. Box 8039, 7550 KA, Hengelo (O), The Netherlands
2  Foundation for Advanced Metals Science, Enschede, The Netherlands


Abstract
Elemental blends of Ti-Ni powder in the Ti50Ni50 ratio were tested by the conventional press and sintered method. The sintering conditions employed were based on solid-state diffusion which resulted in a homogeneous alloy exhibiting the shape-memory effect. An attempt has been made to establish a mathematical model to predict the time required for complete homogenization. The comparison of the calculated values with that of the experimental results revealed consistency.



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