A high strength, light weight "in-situ" Ti-Y composite is produced by deformation processing a cast body having Ti and Y phase components distributed therein. The composite comprises elongated, ribbon-shaped Ti and Y phase components aligned along an axis of the deformed body.
US 5,200,004 A
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John D. Verhoeven, Timothy W. Ellis, Alan M. Russell and Lawrence L. Jones. "Mechanical deforming the alloy body having elongated, ribbon-shaped phases aligned along axis of the body" (1993)
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