Ageing characteristics of cast Zn-Al based alloy (ZnAl7Cu3)

Y. H. Zhu, Wing Bun Lee, Suet To

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Microstructure and ageing characteristics of a cast Zn-Al based alloy (ZnAl7Cu3) were studied using X-ray diffraction, electron scanning microscopy and back-scattered diffraction techniques. Two stages of phase transformation, i.e., decomposition of zinc rich η phase and four phase transformation, α + ε T′ + η, were detected during ageing at 150°C. Electron back-scattered diffraction technique was applied in distinguishing both zinc rich η and ε phases.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1945-1952
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Materials Science
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Materials Science


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