Image icon  Section of a metal matrix composite (MMC)

 
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Description: The section is transverse to the fibre plane. A preform of short fibres has been infiltrated with the aluminium melt in a press.
Keywords: alignment • alumina • composite material • fibre • infiltration • MMC • preform • reinforcement
Categories: Science approaches > Microstructure
Materials > Hybrids > Composites > Metal matrix
Testing, analysis & experimentation > Metallography
Scale > Micro
Created by: Prof T W Clyne, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge
DoITPoMS, University of Cambridge
Published by: DoITPoMS, University of Cambridge
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Date created: 03 October 2002
Date added: 21 August 2009
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Resource ID: 1635