Formation, thermal stability and mechanical properties of bulk glassy alloys with a diameter of 20 mm in Zr-(Ti,Nb)-Al-Ni-Cu system

A. Inoue, Q. S. Zhang, W. Zhang, K. Yubuta, K. S. Son, X. M. Wang

研究成果: ジャーナルへの寄稿学術誌査読

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Bulk glassy alloy rods with a diameter of 20mm were produced for Zr 61Ti2Nb2Al7.5Ni10Cu 17.5 and Zr60Ti2Nb2Al 7.5Ni10Cu18.5 by a tilt casting method. The replacement of Zr by a small amount of Ti and Nb caused a distinct increase in the maximum diameter from 16 mm for Zr65Al7.5Ni 10Cu17.5 to 20 mm, accompanying the decrease in liquidus temperature and the increase in reduced glass transition temperature. The primary precipitation phase from supercooled liquid also shows a distinct change, i.e., from coexistent Zr2Cu, Zr2Ni and Zr 6NiAl2 phases for the 65%Zr alloy to an icosahedral phase for the 61%Zr and 60%Zr alloys. These results allow us to presume that the enhancement of the glassforming ability is due to an increase in the stability of supercooled liquid against crystallization caused by the development of icosahedral shortrange ordered atomic configurations. The 60%Zr specimens taken from the central and near-surface regions in the transverse cross section at the site which is 15 mm away from the bottom surface of the cast glassy rod with a diameter of 20 mm exhibit good mechanical properties under a compressive deformation mode, i.e., Young's modulus of 81 GPa, large elastic strain of 0.02, high yield strength of 1610MPa and distinct plastic strain of 0.012. Besides, a number of shear bands are observed along the maximum shear stress plane on the peripheral surface near the final fracture site. The finding of producing the large scale Zr-based bulk glassy alloys exhibiting reliable mechanical properties is encouraging forfuture advancement of bulk glassy alloys as a new type of functional material.

本文言語英語
ページ(範囲)388-394
ページ数7
ジャーナルMaterials Transactions
50
2
DOI
出版ステータス出版済み - 2月 2009
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!!!All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • 材料科学(全般)
  • 凝縮系物理学
  • 材料力学
  • 機械工学

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