Diffusivity of Al and Fe near the diffusion bonding interface of Fe3Al with low carbon steel

Li Yajiang, Wang Juan, Yin Yansheng, Ma Haijun
2005 Bulletin of Materials Science  
The distribution of elements near the Fe 3 Al/Q235 diffusion bonding interface was computed by the diffusion equation as well as measured by means of EPMA. The results indicated close agreement between the two for iron and aluminium. Diffusion coefficient in the interface transition zone is larger than that in the Fe 3 Al and Q235 steel at the same temperature, which is favourable to elemental diffusion. The diffusion distance near the Fe 3 Al/Q235 interface increased with increasing heating
more » ... perature, T, and the holding time, t. The relation between the width of the interface transition zone, x, and the holding time, t, conformed to parabolic growth law: x 2 = 4⋅ ⋅8 × 10 4 exp(-133/RT) (t -t 0 ). The width of the interface transition zone does not increase significantly for holding times beyond 60 min.
doi:10.1007/bf02711175 fatcat:5qp6nnnamrddximmz7pqpvxsm4