Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance
The Charpy impact energy of A356 alloys has been measured. Instrumented Charpy impact tests have been conducted at 25,100,150, and 200 °C. The Charpy specimens were machined from plate castings ortapered cylindrical castings. The plates were produced in sand molds, and tapered cylinders were produced in water-cooled copper molds. Both unmodified and strontium-modified castings were tested. The results indicate that strontium modification improves the impact properties of sand and permanent mold castings. The impact energy increases with solution treatment time. Strontium modification reduces the solution treatment time for attaining a specific impact property level in the casting.
Shivkumar, Satya S.
, Wang, S.
, Keller, C.
(1994). Impact Properties of A356-T6 Alloys. Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 3(1), 83-90.
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Copyright 1994 ASM International. This paper was published in Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance Vol. 3, Issue 1, pp. 83-90 and is made available as an electronic reprint with the permission of ASM International. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic or multiple reproduction, distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means, duplications of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of this paper are prohibited. Available on publisher's site at http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF02654503