New approach for synthesizing Mg-based alloys

Dalin Sun, Hirotoshi Enoki, Franz Gingl, Etsuo Akiba

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Mg2Ni, Mg2Cu and MgZn2 were synthesized by means of ball-milling plus solid-state reactions. Firstly, the mixtures of the two elemental powders, corresponding to the compositions of Mg2Ni, Mg2Cu and MgZn2, were subject to ball-milling for 20 min. Then, they were pressed into pellets and sintered at temperatures below the melting points of the components. X-ray diffraction experiments show that the yields of the desired products are above 97 wt.%, higher than those prepared by the conventional metallurgical method. The hydrogenation properties of the Mg2Ni sample synthesized by solid-state reaction are in agreement with the previously published results on alloys prepared by the conventional methods.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)279-283
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Alloys and Compounds
Issue number1-2 Complete
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1999

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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    Sun, D., Enoki, H., Gingl, F., & Akiba, E. (1999). New approach for synthesizing Mg-based alloys. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 285(1-2 Complete), 279-283.