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JAMES.,   Volume(1) - Issue(2), 2015
pp 1-8,   http://dx.doi.org/10.18831/james.in/2015021001

Effect of Environmental Conditions for New Hybrid Aluminium Metal Matrix Composites Wear

N Tiruvenkadam;P.R Thyla, M Senthil Kumar.

Abstract

This work aims to present the preparation and investigation of wear rate due to environmental conditions of Al6061 with nano Al2O3, micro SiC and graphite hybrid composite..Thereciprocatingwear ratestudywas successfullyconductedfor newly developednanohybridaluminiummetalmatrix compositeusingreciprocatingtribometerwiththeconsiderationof orthogonal array design.The dry wear rate study was conducted invariousenvironmental conditionssuchas room temperature and athightemperaturesof about 125⁰C for the fabricated HAlMMC. The results proved that the wear rate depends on environmental conditions and the chemical elements present in the developed HAlMMC.

Keywords

Hybrid Aluminium MMC, Orthogonal array, Wear rate, Tribometer, Environment.

Received
06/08/2015
, Accepted
08/10/2015
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