Technical Briefing

Grain Refinement of Al-Si Alloys by Nb-B Inoculation

The Charles Hatchett Award is important to identify new applications and markets for Niobium 
Introduced over 40 years ago, the Charles Hatchett Award is sponsored by CBMM Niobium and recognizes the best published research on the science and technology of Niobium. The annual award brings together technical experts from around the world and the winning paper is selected by a panel of international experts. 

The winner of the 2016 Charles Hatchett Award introduces a grain refinement practice of Aluminum alloys using a Al-5Ti-B grain refiner and its development and effect on binary alloys, with application in commercial Aluminum alloys. 
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