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T4 and T6 Treatment of 6061 Al-15 Vol. % SiCP Composite

Table 3

The Brinell hardness values of T6-treated 6061 Al-SiC composite.

Time of aging (hours)Brinell hardness (In MPa) of the composite aged at
140°C160°C180°C200°C220°C240°C

0893.7893.7893.7893.7893.7893.7
0.51097.61166.21244.61234.81205.41195.6
11156.412251313.21332.81283.81254.4
21195.61293.61401.413721362.2*1274*
31215.21313.21430.81401.4*1332.81254.4
41244.613231450.4*1342.61313.21244.6
51264.21352.4*1401.413231283.81215.2
61274*1313.21352.41264.21234.81195.6
81254.412251303.41205.41205.41185.8
101234.81185.81244.61185.81185.81176
201117.21136.81146.611271136.81127

*Peak hardness.

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