Effect of trace elements on the material properties of an aluminium casting alloy

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The aim of the project is to determine the fundamentally effects of impurities and individual micro-alloying elements (eg. as vanadium V, titanium Ti, calcium Ca, zirconium Zr, potassium K, phosphorus P and others) or combinations of these trace elements in aluminum alloys and their impact on the quality of aluminum castings.
As a result, limit values and tolerances for individual impurities (trace elements) should be defined and determined. Further on practical study methods should be developed that support on the one hand a reliable series production of high-quality alloys and castings and on the other hand the procurement of aluminum alloys by the foundries.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2016
Event16th European Microscopy Conference: EMC 2016 - Lyon Convention Center, Lyon, France
Duration: 28 Aug 20162 Sep 2016
Conference number: 16


Conference16th European Microscopy Conference
Abbreviated titleEMC 2016
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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)

Fields of Expertise

  • Advanced Materials Science

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  • Application
  • EMC 16 Lyon

    Hartmuth Schröttner (Participant)

    28 Aug 20162 Sep 2016

    Activity: Participation in or organisation ofConference or symposium (Participation in/Organisation of)

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