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Thermal Analysis and Macrostructure of Fe-Si Alloys

Authors(2) :-M. G. Gonzalez-Flores, J. A. Garcia-Hinojosa

The high electrical and magnetic properties that possess Fe-Si alloys makes them useful materials in the electricity sector as well as in new technological and energy applications. The effect of silicon addition in non-equilibrium transformations of Fe-Si alloys was analyzed via cooling curves analysis, macrostructural characterization and hardness profiles. Two alloys Fe-Si with commercial level impurities were produced by melting. The thermal history was recorded and analyzed throughout the solidification and cooling ranges for each alloy. Samples were sectioned for their characterization and then, resistance to plastic deformation was quantified through a hardness test. Results show that, small increases in the percentage of silicon alter the final morphology because to the presence of more transformations during cooling of samples caused by expansion of the gamma region.
M. G. Gonzalez-Flores, J. A. Garcia-Hinojosa
Electrical Steels, Macrostructure, Cooling Curve Analysis, As-Cast, Columnar-Equiaxed Transition
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Publication Details
  Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 3 | May-June 2016
  Date of Publication : 2017-12-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 224-230
Manuscript Number : IJSRST162363
Publisher : Technoscience Academy
PRINT ISSN : 2395-6011
ONLINE ISSN : 2395-602X
Cite This Article :
M. G. Gonzalez-Flores, J. A. Garcia-Hinojosa, "Thermal Analysis and Macrostructure of Fe-Si Alloys", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 2, Issue 3, pp.224-230, May-June-2016
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