Study of Wear Properties of SiC Particulates And E-GLASS Fibers Reinforced AL-3003 Hybrid MMCs

Authors(5) :-Lakshmi Narayana K S, Ravikumara S Biradara, Dr. H K Shivanand, Bylappa B k, Rakshit Divakar Naik

Composite materials play a vital role at the present modern industrial sectors. Preparations of metal-matrix composites are light weighted, high strength, extremely hard materials which were useful for every industrious area like aerospace, motor vehicle industries, mechanical tools manufacturing industries due to its advantageous properties like light in weight, flexibility, hardness, simplicity and easily applicable and so on. At the centre of research and growth of these sectors this paper emphasizes the production of metal-matrix Al-SiC & E-Glass composites using the stir-casting method and prepared sample of varying percentile compositions of SiC & E-Glasss with aluminium. Presently these samples are tested under the wear test. In the present investigation a study on wear behavior of Aluminium metal matrix composite reinforced with SiC and E-glass (produced by stir casting process) has been carried out. In this study wear performance is carried out by varying the percentage of reinforcements in the matrix. All experiments were conducted under room temperature condition. To assess the wear characteristics of aluminium alloy 3003 with SiC & E-glass a computerized pin – on – disc machine was used. The specimen was studied under scanning electron microscope to get an idea about the distribution of pattern of the reinforcement in the matrix alloy and effect of these reinforcements on the wear behavior of the composites. Dispersion of reinforcements in the aluminium matrix improves the wear behavior of the composites.

Authors and Affiliations

Lakshmi Narayana K S
PhD Scholar, VTU-RRC, Belagavi, Karnataka, India
Ravikumara S Biradara
Associate Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, UVCE, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Dr. H K Shivanand

Bylappa B k

Rakshit Divakar Naik

E-Glass Fiber, Silicon Carbide, Aluminium 3003 Alloy, Stir Casting.

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Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 7 | September-October 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-10-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 363-369
Manuscript Number : IJSRST173726
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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Lakshmi Narayana K S, Ravikumara S Biradara, Dr. H K Shivanand, Bylappa B k, Rakshit Divakar Naik, " Study of Wear Properties of SiC Particulates And E-GLASS Fibers Reinforced AL-3003 Hybrid MMCs", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 3, Issue 7, pp.363-369, September-October-2017.
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