Machining of Light-metal Matrix Composites

  1. Prof. Dr.-Ing. K. U. Kainer
  1. Klaus Weinert,
  2. Matthias Lange and
  3. Michael Schroer

Published Online: 15 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527607552.ch66

Magnesium Alloys and their Applications

Magnesium Alloys and their Applications

How to Cite

Weinert, K., Lange, M. and Schroer, M. (2000) Machining of Light-metal Matrix Composites, in Magnesium Alloys and their Applications (ed K. U. Kainer), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527607552.ch66

Editor Information

  1. GKSS-Forschungszentrum Geesthacht GmbH, Institut für Werkstofforschung, Max-Planck- Straße, D-21502 Geesthacht, Germany

Author Information

  1. Institut für Spanende Fertigung, University of Dortmund, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 20 SEP 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527302826

Online ISBN: 9783527607556

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Keywords:

  • magnesium alloys;
  • machining of light-metal matrix composites

Summary

The need for light-metal matrix composites as a material for lightweight constructions has arisen, due to the efforts by the automobile industry to achieve lower fuel consumption. Metal matrix composites (MMC) consist of a light-metal matrix and reinforcing particles or fibres.