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Processing aspects of laser cladding an aluminium alloy
onto steel

Journal of Materials Processing Technology 52(1995) 55-67

M Ellis, D C Xiao, C Lee, W M Steen, K G Watkins, W P Brown

Aluminium alloys are used extensively in the aerospace, and automobile industries. They are resistant to wear, erosion and corrosion. The purpose of this investigation was to see if an Al-Sn alloy (Al-Sn10-Si4-Cu1) could be laser clad successfully onto mild steel by the blown powder cladding method.

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