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Ti50C50 and TiC

  1. Oct 17, 2008 #1
    hi everyone
    i hope that someone can explain to me what's the different with a crystalline TiC and a Ti50C50, actually what does the numbers (50) represents?
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  3. Oct 21, 2008 #2


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    It looks like the "50" is just the percentage of that element in the alloy. Apparently the numbers always add up to 100, for example:

    "Different reaction mechanisms during mechanical alloying Ti50C50 and Ti33B67"

    So TiC and Ti50C50 seem to be the same thing.

    edit: Thinking about this some more ... TiC might just be a general name for any Ti+C alloy, for example it could include Ti60C40 or any other combination. It would be good if somebody else could answer this question.
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