Fabrication of SUS304 regularly cell-structured material and their mechanical properties

Kanyatip Tantikom, Hidetaka Kanahashi, Shigeo Yamamoto, Tatsuhiko Aizawa

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The quasi-static flexural and in-plane compressive properties of SUS304 stainless steel with circular close-packed cells are studied. Microstainless steel tubes coated with Ni3P were selected for constructing hexagonal close-packed arrays, which are subsequently joined together to form a cellular structure. The fabrication technique developed, involves the diffusion bonding of stacked metal tubes under the compressive stress state during heat treatment. SUS304 cell-structured materials can achieve the high specific flexural stiffness and specific flexural yield strength nearly equal to those for the dense materials. In-plane compressive properties as well as deformation behavior are also observed and discussed in this paper.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1290-1294
Number of pages5
JournalMaterials Transactions
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Jul


  • Cell-structured materials
  • Cellular solids
  • Eco-materials
  • Light-weight structure
  • Mechanical property
  • Metal honeycomb

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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