Dissolution of TiAl alloy during high temperature brazing

Yulong Li, Wen Liu, Peng He, Jicai Feng, Dusan P. Sekulic

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An analytical model has been established to evaluate the thickness of the dissolution layer of base metal in a liquid brazing filler metal during a high temperature brazing process. The model was validated by a study of brazing of a TiAl alloy to a 42CrMo steel. Peak brazing temperatures were within a range of 1103-1203 K. The margin of deviation between predicted and experimentally determined dissolution thicknesses is within the range of 1-14 %, thus supporting the validity of the model well.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5247-5252
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Materials Science
Issue number15
StatePublished - Aug 2013

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Acknowledgements This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 50975062), the Science Foundation of Educational Department of Jiangxi Province (No. GJJ10033), and the Funding for Young Scientists of Jiangxi Province (2010DQ01000), China. The first author (YL) acknowledges support from the China Scholarship Council for a visiting scholar position in the Brazing Laboratory of the College of Engineering, the University of Kentucky. The logistics and facility support of the Institute for Sustainable Manufacturing at the University of Kentucky are acknowledged as well. The work of Prof. D.P. Sekulic and W. Liu has been funded by the US National Science Foundation under grant CBET-123581 for 2012.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science (all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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