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    Use of Rapidly Solidified Aluminum Alloys in Land Vehicles

    Published: Jan 1986

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    The use of aluminum alloys produced by rapid solidification technology (RST) in land vehicles is discussed. Applications of these alloys to both commercial land vehicles (automobiles) and military land vehicles (armored personnel carriers) are presented. Also presented is a discussion on the ingot metallurgy aluminum alloys currently used in land vehicle applications.


    rapid solidification technology, aluminum alloys, land vehicles, automobiles, powder metallurgy

    Author Information:

    Waldman, J
    Branch head, Naval Air Development Center, Warminster, PA

    Committee/Subcommittee: B09.03

    DOI: 10.1520/STP33022S

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