Oxidation of Titanium and Ti/(TiB+TiC) Composite

  • Poonam Yadav Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, South Korea
  • Dong Bok Lee Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, South Korea
Keywords: Titanium, Titanium matrix composite, Oxidation, Oxide scale

Abstract

Titanium and titanium matrix composite reinforced with 10 vol. %(TiB+TiC) (10TMC) were oxidized at 700, 800 and 900 oC for 30, 50 and 70 h, and their oxidation behavior was studied. Oxidation of Ti and 10TMC in air led to the formation of rutile-TiO2 without any other oxides. The oxide scale thickened with an increase in the oxidation time and temperature. Significant growth of the rutile oxide caused thermal stresses which generated during oxidation and voids formed at the scale/matrix interface, and the oxide scales were susceptible to cracking. 

Author Biographies

Poonam Yadav, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, South Korea
School of Advanced Materials Science and Engineering
Dong Bok Lee, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, South Korea
School of Advanced Materials Science and Engineering

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Published
2017-05-09
How to Cite
[1]
P. Yadav and D. B. Lee, “Oxidation of Titanium and Ti/(TiB+TiC) Composite”, Adv. technol. innov., vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 130-132, May 2017.
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