STP890: Use of Rapidly Solidified Aluminum Alloys in Land Vehicles

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

    Pages: 5    Published: Jan 1986


    Abstract

    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.

    Keywords:

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


    Paper ID: STP33022S

    Committee/Subcommittee: B09.03

    DOI: 10.1520/STP33022S


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