Avtomaticheskaya Svarka (Automatic Welding), #4, 2020, pp.11-21
Peculiarities of producing layered metal composite materials on aluminuim base
Yu.V. Falchenko, L.V. Petrushinets, E.V. Polovetskii
E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute of the NAS of Ukraine, 11 Kazymyr Malevych Str., 03150, Kyiv, Ukraine.
Analysis of publications devoted to producing layered composite materials on aluminium base was performed. The methods of
joining thin-foil materials were studied, which allow producing layered joints with different number of intermediate layers. It is
shown that the main welding methods, allowing production of joints with a layered structure, are rolling, ultrasonic, explosion,
and diffusion welding, and reaction sintering. Analysis of publications showed that the joining process can be conducted, both
in vacuum and in air. Joining foil from titanium and aluminium in the welding modes below the aluminium melting temperature
(660 °C) allows producing joints without intermetallic phase formation between the layers. In order to improve the strength of
the produced composites, it is rational to apply during welding a technological operation in the form of current passing or postweld
heat treatment of layered composite materials that provides increase of reactivity between the aluminium and titanium
layers and formation of intermetallic phase as the reaction product. 31 Ref., 7 Fig.
Keywords: metal layered composite materials, joining methods, joint zone, intermetallic phase
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