eutectic alloy


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eu·tec·tic al·loy

an alloy, generally brittle and subject to tarnish and corrosion, with a fusion temperature lower than that of any of its components; used in dentistry mainly in solders.

eu·tec·tic al·loy

(yū-tek'tik al'oy)
An alloy, generally brittle and subject to tarnish and corrosion, with a fusion temperature lower than that of any of its components; used in dentistry mainly in solders.

eu·tec·tic al·loy

(yū-tek'tik al'oy)
Alloy, generally brittle and subject to tarnish and corrosion, with a fusion temperature lower than that of any of its components; used in dentistry mainly in soldering material.
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With the eutectic alloy [Fe.sub.83][B.sub.17] as the research object, the solidification evolutions and the undercooling were discussed respectively under the conditions of high undercooling condition and high-density ECP.
Lin, "Effects of small additions of Ag, Al, and Ga on the structure and properties of the Sn-9Zn eutectic alloy," Journal of Alloys and Compounds, vol.
He also noted that the 319.1 and A356.2 alloys are more tolerant of changes in practice than the eutectic alloys.
Karakulak, "Effect of Cu content on the corrosion of Al-Si eutectic alloys in acidic solutions," Anti-Corrosion Methods and Materials, vol.
However, recent developments have seen the use of metal-carbon eutectic alloys as high-temperature fixed points (HTFPs), the melting temperatures of which are known to be extremely repeatable: to better than 0.05[degrees]C.
Eutectic alloys harden at a single temperature, which reduces the traditional stresses as parts are built, eliminating the need for anchors.
Among the currently considered compositions, ternary eutectic Sn-Ag-Cu alloys have received a lot of attention due to their reasonable melting temperature (217 [degrees]C), increased strength and a lower wetting angle comparing to binary Sn-Ag eutectic alloys (Madeni et al., 2006; Vinas et al., 2010).
Eutectic fixed-point cells, based on metal-carbon eutectic alloys, could be used as adequate transfer standards for the dissemination of temperatures at temperatures above 1000[degrees]C.
Eutectic alloys, of course, melt at lower temperatures, but charcoal fires can and do achieve this higher heat with air-vented assistance.
Rwasueno and Faik [96] investigated two ternary eutectic alloys, [Mg.sub.70][Zn.sub.24.9][Al.sub.5.1] and [Zn.sub.85.8][Al.sub.8.2][Mg.sub.6].
One of possible directions of works, in which highrate solidification is used, is development of alloys by introducing into them increased amounts of carbon and boron, complex-alloyed [beta]-alloys, and certain Tibase eutectic alloys.