Interface Microstructure Investigation of Babbitt-Carbon Steel Composite Using Flux with Glycerol and Petroleum Jelly Additives


  • N. Fathy Physics Department, College of Science, University of Hail, Hail, Saudi Arabia


The influence of adding glycerol and petroleum jelly during the tinning process of steel shell base of Babbitt-steel bimetal is studied in this paper. The morphology of interface layer is changed from a discontinuous layer in case of using flux+tin to a continuous one by adding glycerol or petroleum jelly to the flux+tin mixture. Also, the nterface layer thickness and the unbonded interface layer area increase by adding glycerol or petroleum jelly to flux+tin mixture due to their physical properties.


Babbitt, steel, flux, glycerol, petroleum jelly


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N. Fathy, “Interface Microstructure Investigation of Babbitt-Carbon Steel Composite Using Flux with Glycerol and Petroleum Jelly Additives”, Eng. Technol. Appl. Sci. Res., vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 3028–3031, Jun. 2018.


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