The Uniformal Metallization of the AlSiC Metal Matrix Composite Material Surface


The surface of the AlSiC composite material consists of aluminum and silicon carbide areas. The uniformal metallization by nickel is necessary in order to provide solderability and high thermal conductivity of the surface. The process of chemical deposition of nickel coatings elaborated in the research center VIAM yields the uniformal highly adhesive metallization. The kinetics of the deposition process has been studied and the estimation of the coatings quality has been made in comparison with commercially available samples produced elsewhere.

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Sevostyanov, N. , Nishchev, K. and Novopoltsev, M. (2014) The Uniformal Metallization of the AlSiC Metal Matrix Composite Material Surface. Journal of Surface Engineered Materials and Advanced Technology, 4, 237-241. doi: 10.4236/jsemat.2014.44026.

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