Liquid infiltration and the formation of ternary eutectic mixtures at grain boundaries during welding of aluminum-copper alloys using aluminum silicon filler metal

Andre L. Wilson, Richard Martukanitz, Paul R. Howell

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The Al-3Cu system was used to physically model liquid infiltration from the fusion zone. This provided unambiguous identification of the infiltration path during intergranular invasion of liquid into the base metal.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalMaterials Science Forum
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000
EventThe 7th International Conference ICCA7 - 'Aluminium Alloys: 'Their Physical and Mechanical Properties' - Charlottesville, VA, USA
Duration: Apr 9 2000Apr 14 2000


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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