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Eutectic Compositions

  1. Oct 12, 2013 #1

    I am curious as to how the eutectic composition works and how it is that you can combine two materials in a solid, and as the % of the higher melting point materials increases, there is actually a point, known as the Eutectic point, where the melting point is lower than either of the two materials separately.

    Essentially what I am asking is how eutectic behavior comes about

    Any clarification would be appreciated.

    Last edited: Oct 12, 2013
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  3. Oct 15, 2013 #2


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