Peculiarities of the structure formation of materials of Al-Cu and Al-Cu-C systems under the conditions of sparkplasma sintering

  • 1 Institute of Pulse Processes and Technologies of NAS of Ukraine – Mykolaiv, Ukraine,


The features of the structure formation of Al-Cu and Al-Cu-C materials under conditions of spark-plasma sintering under conditions of superposition of a direct and pulsating current at a temperature of 600ºC and a mechanical pressure of 60 MPa are studied. The obtained Al-Cu-C system materials with hardness from 400 to 1000 MPa, porosity from 3 to 1% are recommended for use as slip contacts, and also as antifriction materials in friction pairs either in dry (carbon-containing composites) or wet friction (composites not containing carbon).



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