Fracture analysis of Ag nanobrazing of NITi to Ti alloy

Luísa Quintino, Lei Liu, Anming Hu, Rosa Maria Mendes Miranda, Y. Norman Zhou

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Dissimilar joining of shape memory alloys to Ti alloys has long been attempted by several research groups due to the foreseen potential industrial applications. However, the very dissimilar thermo-physical properties of both materials place several difficulties. Brazing can be a solution since the base materials are subjected to a less sharp thermal cycle. In the present study brazed overlap joints of 1 mm thick plates of equiatomic NiTi and Ti6Al4V were produced using nano silver based filler materials. Surfaces were analyzed to assess the type of fracture and the capability of achieving bonding and involved mechanisms are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)281-286
JournalSoldagem & Inspecao
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2013


  • Fracture
  • Laser
  • Nanobrazing
  • NiTi
  • Silver nanoparticles
  • Silver nanopaste
  • Ti6a14V


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