Issue
J. Phys. IV France
Volume 134, August 2006
EURODYMAT 2006 - 8th International Conference on Mechanical and Physical Behaviour of Materials under Dynamic Loading
Page(s) 1251 - 1256
DOI https://doi.org/10.1051/jp4:2006134190
Published online 26 July 2006
EURODYMAT 2006 - 8th International Conference on Mehanical and Physical Behaviour of Materials under Dynamic Loading
J. Cirne, R. Dormeval, et al.
J. Phys. IV France 134 (2006) 1251-1256

DOI: 10.1051/jp4:2006134190

Dynamic compaction of particulate composite materials

V.A. Popov1, K.P. Staudhammer2 and V.N. Goulbin3

1  Moscow State Institute of Steel and Alloys, Moscow, Russia
2  Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545, USA
3  Research and Design Institute of Assembly Technology (NIKIMT), Moscow, Russia


Published online: 26 July 2006

Abstract
This paper describes the mechanical alloying + dynamic compaction flowchart for producing composites with particulate reinforcements. The combinations of components tested included aluminum–silicon carbide, aluminum–boron carbide, copper–silicon carbide, and copper–silica. Mechanical alloying produced granules of composite with reinforcements uniformly distributed in the matrix material. Dynamic compaction of mechanically alloyed granules was shown to produce high quality composite materials with crack-free structure. As the standard methods for explosive treatment lead to crack formation in bulk composites, this work included the development of a tool for treating composite materials.



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