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Conventional joining procedures are not applicable in the case of multi-material systems on account of the formation of brittle intermetallic compounds at the interface and shape distortion of the parent materials.  Solid state joining techniques, such as diffusion bonding (DB) by hot pressing, hot isostatic pressing (HIP), spark plasma sintering (SPS), friction stir welding (FSW) and explosive welding (EXW)  are  possible alternatives for fusion bonding that provide adequate mechanical properties to the joints. We investigate the interface phenomena occurring during solid state bonding of various multi-material systems and their effects on the properties of the final parts. 

Research team

The research was conducted by Dr. Aslan Miriyev and also included collaboration with researchers in Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel (BGU) and Prof. Lutz Krüger from The Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany. 

Related publications

Aslan Miriyev, Steffen Grützner, Lutz Krüger, Sergey Kalabukhov, Nachum Frage, “Bonding of TRIP-steel/Al2O3‑(3Y)-TZP composites and (3Y)-TZP ceramic by a spark plasma sintering (SPS) apparatus”, Materials, Volume 9, Issue 7, 2016, Article 558, Pages 1-11. 

Aslan Miriyev, Asaf Levy, Sergey Kalabukhov, Nachum Frage, “Interface evolution and shear strength of Al/Ti bi-metals processed by a spark plasma sintering (SPS) apparatus", Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 678, 2016, Pages 329-336.

Aslan Miriyev, David Barlam, Roni Shneck, Adin Stern, Nachum Frage, “Steel to titanium solid state joining displaying superior mechanical properties”, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Volume 214, Issue 12,  2014, Pages 2884-2890.

Aslan Miriyev, Michael Sinder, Nachum Frage, “Thermal stability and growth kinetics of the interfacial TiC layer in the Ti alloy/carbon steel system”, Acta Materialia, Volume 75,  2014, Pages 348-355.

Idan Rosenthal, Aslan Miriyev, Eran Tuval, Adin Stern, Nachum Frage, “Characterization of the explosion-bonded Ti-alloy/steel plate with Ni interlayer”, Metallography, Microstructure and Analysis, Volume 3, Issue 2, 2014, Pages 97-103.

Aslan Miriyev, Sergey Kalabukhov, Eran Tuval, Adin Stern, Nachum Frage, “On the role of TiC in the carbon steel-titanium interaction”, Advances in Science and Technology, Volume 88- Proceedings of 13th International Ceramics Congress- CIMTEC 2014 (Montecatini Terme, Italy), 2014, Pages 131-138.

Aslan Miriyev, Adin Stern, Eran Tuval, Sergey Kalabukhov, Zvi Hooper, Nachum Frage,  “Titanium to steel joining by spark plasma sintering (SPS) technology”, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Volume 213, Issue 2,  2013, Pages 161-166.

Aslan Miriyev, Sergey Kalabukhov, Eran Tuval, Adin Stern, Nachum Frage, “Titanium to steel diffusion bonding using Spark Plasma Sintering (SPS) technique”, Proceedings of 10th International Conference- Brazing, High Temperature Brazing and Diffusion Bonding- LÖT2013 (Aachen, Germany), 2013, Pages 295-299.

Aslan Miriyev, Sergey Kalabukhov, Eran Tuval, Adin Stern, Nachum Frage, “Spark Plasma Sintering (SPS) welding of Ti-6Al-4V to AISI 4330 steel”, Proceedings of Eurojoin 8 Conference (Pula, Croatia), 2012.

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