aluminum-silicon alloy

aluminum-silicon alloy

[ə′lüm·ə·nəm ′sil·i·kən ′a‚lȯi]
(metallurgy)
An alloy of aluminum, 5-22% silicon, and sometimes small amounts of other metals, characterized by ease of casting and welding, light weight, and high resistance to corrosion.
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At the eutectic composition and temperature, the solidification phase transformation occurs when the liquid aluminum-silicon alloy transforms into solid aluminum and solid silicon.
The aluminum-silicon alloy used in Audi's production gasoline engines (its production diesels use vermicular cast iron) is used in the block and heads of the 90[degrees] V12 TDI.
The pastille glue is made of silicon-bearing polymers and an aluminum-silicon alloy powder.
Like the use of a specialist casting supplier to not only produce the aluminum-silicon alloy block, but to completely machine it as well.
When designing a mold for a modified aluminum-silicon alloy, keep sources of heat away from critical areas where porosity would be particularly detrimental.
These components will be made with a new alloy--KS1295, which is a hypereutectic aluminum-silicon alloy that includes 3% copper, 1% nickel and 1% magnesium.
The authors found that directional solidification can be carried out with a pure aluminum-silicon alloy, a pure aluminum-silicon-magnesium alloy and an aluminum-silicon-copper alloy.
Modification refines the silicon flake morphology in an aluminum-silicon alloy, producing a fine-grained, uniform, fibrous structure that improves ductility.
modified aluminum-silicon alloy castings with an equivalent dissolved hydrogen content display lower hydrogen porosity levels;
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