The properties and application of scandium-reinforced aluminum

  title={The properties and application of scandium-reinforced aluminum},
  author={Z. Ahmad},
  • Z. Ahmad
  • Published 2003
  • Materials Science
  • JOM
Scandium-reinforced aluminum alloys represent a new generation of high-performance alloys that display numerousadvantages over high-strength aluminum alloys. Scandium-reinforced alloys are much stronger than other high-strength alloys, exhibit significant grain refinement, strengthen welds, and eliminate hot cracking in welds. These alloys also exhibit a good resistance to corrosion as shown by recent studies. A review of their mechanical, microstructural, and corrosion characteristics shows… Expand
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