Wear Analysis and Experimentation of Sintered Al-SiCp and Al-B4Cp Composites with Deformation Predictions

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  • Departmentof Mechanical Engineering, St. Peter’s University, Chennai 600054, Tamilnadu
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering, Saveetha School of Engineering, SIMATS, Chennai
  • M. Kumarasamy College of Engineering
  • PSN Engineering College, Tirunelveli
  • MNM jain Engineering College, OMR Chennai




Powder Metallurgy, Sintering, Pin-on-Disc-Machine, Wear.


Complex geometries and porous components are very difficult to manufacture using traditional methods. Powder metallurgy is a metal forming process that allows complex shapes to be easily formed without loss of material. Metal matrix composites are used for high thermal conductivity and high wear resistance. In Al-B4CP, the composition of boron carbide is changed by 5%, 10%, 15%, and 20%. Al-SiCp composites maintain similar weight fractions. The blended mixture is compacted and sintered to the required standard sample size. After heat treatment, samples are tested for wear rate using a pin-on-disc wear tester, which is analyzed with analysis software.



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How to Cite

Prabaharan, T., Bovas Herbert Bejaxhin, A., Dhanabalan, S., Ramanan, N., & R, D. B. (2023). Wear Analysis and Experimentation of Sintered Al-SiCp and Al-B<sub>4</sub>Cp Composites with Deformation Predictions. Journal of Mines, Metals and Fuels, 70(10A), 130–135. https://doi.org/10.18311/jmmf/2022/31213