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International Journal of Engineering Research in Mechanical and Civil Engineering (IJERMCE)

Monthly Journal for Mechanical and Civil Engineering

ISSN : 2456-1290 (Online)

A Study on Mechanical Properties of Aluminium Alloy (LM6) Reinforced with Al2O3

Author : Samant Gaurish Mahabaleshwar 1 Dr Krupashankara M S 2 Dr Mahesh B Parappagoudar 3

Date of Publication :25th April 2018

Abstract: A phrase heard often in recent years, advanced composite materials like Al/Al2O3 metal matrix composite is gradually becoming very important materials in industries due to their superior properties. The present study examines the mechanical properties of aluminum (LM6)/ Al2O3 reinforced particles metal-matrix composites (MMCs) by varying weight fractions of Al2O3. For this (LM6)/ Al2O3 reinforced particles MMCs are fabricated by stir casting method at air atmosphere . The MMCs are prepared in the form of bars with varying the reinforced particles by weight fraction ranging from 3 %, 5 % and 7 %. The reinforced particles size of Al2O3 is varying between 25-40 microns. The Mechanical properties like, Brinell Hardness, Rockwell hardness & Wear test are investigated on prepared specimens of MMCs. It was observed that the hardness of the composite is increased gradually from 5 % to 7%.

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