Metal Matrix Composites: Infiltration
Published Online: 20 JUL 2012
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Wiley Encyclopedia of Composites
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Wannasin, J. and Flemings, M. C. 2012. Metal Matrix Composites: Infiltration. Wiley Encyclopedia of Composites. 1–9.
- Published Online: 20 JUL 2012
Infiltration process is one of the major processes used to produce metal matrix composites for several applications. This article reviews and discusses various infiltration processes, reinforcement types, important process fundamentals, and the advantages, limitations, and applications of infiltration.
- squeeze casting;
- gas pressure infiltration;
- centrifugal infiltration;
- threshold pressure