Friction Coefficient and Compression Behavior of Particle Reinforced Aluminium Matrix Composites


  • Α. Ugur Mechanical Engineering Department, Karabuk University, Karabuk, Turkey
  • H. Gokkaya Mechanical Engineering Department, Karabuk University, Karabuk, Turkey
  • G. Sur Mechanical Engineering Department, Karabuk University, Karabuk, Turkey
  • N. Eltugral Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department, Karabuk University, Karabuk, Turkey
Volume: 9 | Issue: 1 | Pages: 3782-3785 | February 2019 |


Metal matrix composites (MMCs) are materials used in a large range of engineering applications. In this paper, the relatively low-cost stir casting is evaluated with the use for Silisyum Carbite (SiC) as reinforcement and Al7075 alloy as matrix to produce MMCs with varied reinforcement from 10% to 18%. The produced composites were examined, and their wear behavior was investigated. The results showed that the mechanical properties of the MMCs decrease with the increase of the mass percentage of reinforcement and compression.


metal matrix composites, stir casting, SiC, friction coefficient


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Ugur Α., H. Gokkaya, G. Sur, and N. Eltugral, “Friction Coefficient and Compression Behavior of Particle Reinforced Aluminium Matrix Composites”, Eng. Technol. Appl. Sci. Res., vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 3782–3785, Feb. 2019.


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